Snacking smart, healthy and often this summer

Snacking smart, healthy and often this summer

ATLANTA -

There's nothing like a well-timed snack. And, Marie Spano -- dietitian to the Atlanta Hawks and minor league Atlanta Braves -- says snacking smart can allow you to actually snack often this summer.

You might not realize that about 1/3 of your daily calories comes from snacking. Snacks help bridge long gaps between mealtime and they can contribute to your total nutrition intake without ruining your waistline, if you choose wisely.

There are some wonderful options like fruit and certain nuts right at your fingertips. Here's what you should be reaching for the next time your stomach starts growling at home, at work or on the road.

CLICK ON THE VIDEO PLAYER ABOVE TO WATCH THIS FULL SEGMENT!

More info:
Marie Spano website
Marie Spano on Twitter

 

  • Good Day ArchiveMore>>

  • Recipe: Blissful Lowcountry Boil

    Recipe: Blissful Lowcountry Boil

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:05:26 GMT
    Blissful Lowcountry Boil Ingredients
    Blissful Lowcountry Boil Ingredients 4qts Water ½ cup Old Bay ½ cup Lemon Juice 1tbsp kosher salt 2 sliced shallots 8 garlic cloves 1lb Andouille sausage 1lb of New Potatoes 6 ears of corn shucked and
  • Pike Nurseries

    Spring Container Gardens

    Spring Container Gardens

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:21:54 GMT
    Container gardens are just as unique and diverse as gardens.
    Container gardens are just as unique and diverse as gardens.
  • Improve your commute with the "One Bus Away" app

    Improve your commute with the "One Bus Away" app

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:03 AM EDT2014-04-17 13:03:23 GMT
    Don't you hate when you're waiting for mass transit and have no idea when that train or bus will show up? Now, there's an app for that and it's saving people time and money.
    Don't you hate when you're waiting for mass transit and have no idea when that train or bus will show up? Now, there's an app for that and it's saving people time and money.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices