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What is the 10-2-0 rule for packaged snacks?

Check the label and make sure snack-sized packages contain no more than 10 grams of sugar, no more than 2 grams of fat, and 0 trans fat per package -- not per serving. Don’t be fooled by “snack packs” that have three or four servings rather than just one. Personally, I love the snack packs that have 100 calories each; they’re a good way to keep treats under control, and it’s easy to pair them with an apple or banana for kids on the go.

From The Smart Parent's Guide: Getting Your Kids Through Checkups, Illnesses, and Accidents by Jennifer Trachtenberg.
 
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