By: Rachel Bonachea
In this episode of Ask a Nutritionist, Maureen Bligh, RDN, explores the role of snacking, emphasizing smart snacking as a way to provide children with essential nutrients they may have missed during regular mealtime. Bligh offers insight on how to empower children to snack healthfully and includes ways to incorporate snacking as part of a healthy eating pattern.
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