Snack selectively

Snacking can add hundreds of calories to your daily count. Instead of choosing chips or a candy bar, grab a bag of nuts or a piece of fresh fruit. They have fewer calories than the average packaged snack and more nutrients. Plus, the fat in the nuts, the water in the fruit, and the fiber in both will make you feel full longer.

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