18 September 2018 Exploring Exotic Fruits

Are you looking to add a little variety to your fruit choices? Venture outside of your usual comfort zone of apples, grapes and bananas. Looking for and experimenting with exotic fruits can be a fun part of healthy nutrition!

16 July 2019 20 Carb-counted Snacks from a Dietitian's Kitchen

To snack or not to snack? Figure out if snacking is for you and get ideas for carb-counted snacks using foods from a dietitian's kitchen.

8 March 2016 Evening Snacking: Embrace it or Eliminate it?

Evening snacking: Should you embrace it or erase it? Even though eating at night has been associated with weight gain, other research validates that a calorie is a calorie regardless of what time you eat it. Consequently, with these controversial results, what is a person to do when 9 PM nighttime nibbles occur? Try these four nighttime snack tips to prevent from sabotaging your healthy eating during the day.

16 February 2016 Snacks Galore! Ideas for Snacks For Everyone

Snacks can fit into a healthy eating plan, but some choices are better than others. If you are trying to lose weight you still have to make sure the calories fit within your budget. Read this post for sweet or savory snack ideas that might work well with your eating plan.

5 August 2019 13 ways to flavor popcorn without adding calories

If you're looking for an unusual but healthier snack to serve for the Super Bowl, or for movie-watching on cold winter nights, try some of these popcorn flavor ideas.

21 July 2015 Are We There Yet? Fun Healthy Snacks While Traveling

Whether traveling this summer by trains, planes or automobiles, planning ahead with tasty and sensible snacks and beverages can help prevent you from impulsively grabbing expensive and unhealthy snacks at gas stations and airports. After living in Spain for the last year and traveling 12,500 miles by car, flying to the Canary Islands and taking the train to Spanish villages, I would like to share some healthy snacks to pack based on the five food groups.

19 August 2014 Easy Travel Snacks for Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

The summer is coming to an end but many of you are still vacationing. This post includes ideas for healthier snacks that travel well for plane, train, and cars.

8 April 2014 10 Smart Snack Ideas

It's 3:00 in the afternoon and your stomach starts to grumble. All of sudden, those donuts in the break room are very tempting. You hear the potato chips in the vending machine calling your name. Your fingers start to walk towards the mini individually wrapped chocolate bars in your desk drawer. Try one of these 10 Smart Snack ideas that combine a protein and a carbohydrate.

4 June 2013 Diabetes Diary: Carb Controlled Snacks

Need tips for controlling carbs from snacks? You have landed on the right post — includes snack ideas and comments regarding sugar free products.

4 September 2012 Almonds Have Fewer Calories Than Listed on Food Labels!

Almonds Have Fewer Calories Than Listed on Food Labels! Almond lovers take heart! Apparently, food labels overestimate the true caloric content of almonds, and most likely, other nuts, seeds, and peanuts. Hurray, and thank goodness! Almonds are nutritious, satisfying, and deserve a place at the table...

20 March 2012 Good for You Healthy Snacking Ideas

Good for You Healthy Snacking Ideas Guest post by Julie Maxwell, RD, with credit to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Are you looking for ways to improve your health and prevent overeating? Then consider the current guidance from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics which recommends that adults...

4 October 2011 Snack Ideas from MyNetDiary Members

Snack Ideas from MyNetDiary Members For the past 2.5 years, subscribers have shared their ideas for calories-controlled snacks on MyNetDiary's Community Forum . For those of you who are unaware of the Forum or don't have time to browse older posts, you might find these snack ideas helpful.

26 April 2011 Popcorn

Popcorn Air-popped popcorn is a healthful whole grain snack that is relatively low in calories, sodium-free and sugar-free. Two tablespoons of yellow popcorn kernels will yield about 3 cups popped. And it is really cheap! Where I live, a 2 lb bag of popcorn costs $1.

15 October 2010 Eat and Be Full

Eat and Be Full Don't we all enjoy the feeling of fullness we get after a great meal? The satisfaction comes from eating a well-balanced selection of healthful foods that provide satiety. But it's not always that easy to experience these types of meals, especially when we're being mindful of our day's...

23 September 2010 20 Foods to Help You Lose

20 Foods to Help You Lose MyNetDiary members helped us compile a list of their favorite foods in the MyNetDiary Community Forum that have helped them cut calories and lose weight. We know it can be hard to eat the same boring foods each week, so hopefully this list of 20 foods will help inspire you...

26 August 2010 The Late-Night Snack Attack

The Late-Night Snack Attack Late-night refrigerator raids have plagued healthy eaters for decades. If you have ever faced the soft glow and cool air of an open fridge after midnight, here are a few tips to help you win your next battle. Who hasn't had a great day of healthful eating that gets sabotaged...

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