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10 Smart Snacks Under 200 Calories

Whether you’re craving sweet or salty, these healthy snacks are the perfect choice.

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Believe it or not, snacking helps you maintain a healthy weight. The right snacks help fuel your body between meals and prevent you from binging on not-so-healthy foods. The key is choosing health snack options that are low in calories, high in protein and filled with nutrients -- not processed junk food. Try some of these delicious and satisfying snack ideas, each under 200 calories.
4 Energy-Boosting Snacks

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These simple snacks are rich in protein, which helps keep you full and give you energy.
 
Cheese and crackers: 1 oz reduced-fat cheddar cheese, 6 reduced-fat whole-wheat crackers (Triscuit).
 
Tuna salad with crackers: ¼ cup prepared tuna salad,7 whole-wheat crackers (Kashi).
 
Yogurt: 5.3 oz fat-free vanilla Greek yogurt.
 
String cheese: 1 low-moisture, part-skim mozzarella string cheese.
3 Snacks for Fruit-Lovers

3 / 4 3 Snacks for Fruit-Lovers

These delicious snacks are packed with essential nutrients, such as vitamins A and C, folate, potassium and fiber.
 
Hard-boiled egg and fruit: 1 hard-boiled egg, 5 large strawberries.
 
Fruit and pumpkin seeds: 1 large orange, 2 tbsp roasted pumpkin seeds
 
Apple with peanut butter: 1 small apple, 1 tbsp peanut butter
3 Healthy, Crunchy Snacks

4 / 4 3 Healthy, Crunchy Snacks

Craving something crunchy? Put away the bag of chips or the chocolate chip cookies and choose one of these healthy snacks instead.
 
Veggies and hummus: 6 baby carrots,10 strips of bell peppers, 3 tbsp hummus
 
Almonds: 14 raw almonds
 
Granola bar: 1 roasted almond crunch granola bar (Nature Valley)

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