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How Big Are Your Snacks? Are They As Big As Lunch or Dinner?

Do you get so hungry mid-morning or mid-afternoon that you grab whatever you can from a cart, vending machine, the snack room or fridge — and chow down? if you do, you’re not alone. According to research, snacking, including drinking beverages at times other than during a regular meal,accounts for more than 25% of Americans’ […]

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How Many Calories Are In Different Kinds Of Nuts?

Nuts are full of healthy fats and protein.  They’re a great snack and can help tide you over until your next meal — but they’re also a high calorie food. Be careful of portions — a serving size of most nuts is one ounce. For a one ounce serving: 49 shelled pistachios, 162 calories 23 […]

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Are Your Snacks The Equivalent Of Another Meal?

We chow down on a lot of snack food — a quarter of our calories come from them! Snacks account for more than 25% of Americans’ daily calorie intake; since the 1970s, snacks have accounted for around 580 calories a day — which basically turns them into “a full eating event,” or a fourth meal. […]

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