The days of three square meals and no snacks between are long gone. Snacks are especially important for young children since they have small stomachs and are growing. So it is important to make these calories count. Choosing snacks from the food groups is a simple strategy to boost nutrients and fill hungry stomachs between meals.
Quiz yourself, then learn what formula you should be applying to every snack. Read more now.
The Smart Snack Planner will have you on your way to healthier snacks in two easy steps.
Encourage children to drink nutrient-packed beverages like milk or 100% juice. Help establish a habit of choosing water when thirst between meals.
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This program, brought to you by Dairy Council of California, aligns with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
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