The Morning Blend


Chew on This: How to Choose the Healthiest Snacks

Imagine if improving snacks could improve overall health.
Posted at 12:06 PM, Jan 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-28 16:23:02-05

TUCSON, Ariz. — Did you know that 1 in 4 consumers are looking for health benefits from food and heart health ranks high among what they are seeking most?

Stressful times call for comfort food and for many people that means turning to snacking.

The current reality is more people are home, and snacking more frequently, but there is a conflict between people wanting to be healthier yet craving indulgent food and snacks. Lack of routine and unlimited kitchen access coupled with added anxiety and stress is the perfect storm for mindless eating.

But not all snacks are created equal and research has indicated that consumers want their food to work for them. The best snacks are multi-taskers: They can do a ton of things at once: give you protein, healthy fats & fiber — all-important to keep you satisfied longer.

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