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Joe Piscatella posted:
Traditional snack foods — chips, crackers and candy — can pose a problem. Many contain trans fat and are high in calories. You can consume 100 calories, for instance, in less than one-half of a normal-sized candy bar.

A good tip is to make fruit your snack of choice. Look at the amount of fruit you can get for 100 calories:

An apple, 5 apricots, a banana, half a cantaloupe, 20 cherries, one grapefruit, 29 grapes, 1 or 2 oranges, a nectarine, 2 peaches, a pear, 3 plums, a cup of raspberries, 2 cups of strawberries, 2 or 3 tangerines, 10 ounces of watermelon, and 1/5 of a honeydew melon.

And no trans fat!
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Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
Any my current fave - blueberries! (you can always pretend you're eating blue M&M's - ha, ha)

Thanks for the tip! I try to keep fruit washed, cut-up and "ready to eat" in the fridge so I can grab and go -


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