Nibble Nation: Grazing Can Pile On the Pounds


All You Can Eat

No need to limit these filling, low-cal treats:

Air-popped popcorn Raw veggies such as jicama, sugar snap peas, and cherry tomatoes Steamed artichoke (dip in a warm mixture of nonfat Greek yogurt and Dijon mustard) Fresh berries Cucumber slices marinated in rice vinegar and topped with chopped red onions

Take It Slow

Enjoy these healthy snacks; just don't go hog wild:

One hard-boiled egg dusted with sea salt and black pepper (70 calories) A one-ounce chunk of Parmesan (110 calories) Three slices of turkey breast wrapped in lettuce, with a little mustard (70 calories)

Proceed With Caution

Portion control is key with these nutritious but high-cal eats:

Half an avocado with lemon and sea salt (160 calories) A quarter cup of raisins or other dried fruit (123 calories) About 15 nuts or one tablespoon of all-natural nut butter (100 calories) Two tablespoons of hummus (50 calories)

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