How to choose the healthiest nonperishable snacks

Tasha Temple, a registered dietitian at Northside Hospital Gwinnett, recently spoke with HuffPost about how you can choose healthy nonperishable snacks during the pandemic.

 

Not all prepackaged snack foods are sugar or calorie bombs, but weeding out the healthy options from the unhealthy can be a tricky business. 

“Snack foods are often labeled and marketed in a way that lead the public to believe the food item is a healthy choice, when this isn’t always the case,” said Temple, a registered dietitian at Northside Hospital Gwinnett in Lawrenceville, Georgia. 

That’s why it’s so important to read labels and not only understand the names of ingredients, but what they’re providing (or not) nutritionally. 

 

Read the full article here.

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