Snack Your Way to Better Health

Featured Article, Healthy Recipes and Nutrition, Nutrition
on April 19, 2012

If you’re a grazer, chances are you get about 30 percent of your daily calories from snacks. That can be bad news if you’re choosing sugary, salty, high-fat vending machine snacks. Here’s the good news, though: You can use snacking to your advantage by focusing on snacks that deliver nutrients you may be missing out on.

Here’s a list of nutrients women in particular are likely to come up short on (the list for men is identical, except for iron), and snacks that bridge the gap.