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Can snacking help me lose weight?

Judy Caplan
Nutrition & Dietetics
Snacking can help you lose weight but you have to make sure the snacking calories fit into your overall caloric needs. Snacking helps keep your blood sugar stable which helps prevent overeating and sweet cravings. Choosing healthy low calorie, high protein, nutrient dense snacks, instead of high calorie over processed junk food, will help you lose weight. Eating small amounts of food rather than large meals can help raise your metabolism and keep you full.
Keri Gans
Nutrition & Dietetics
When it comes to weight loss, snacks are crucial: not only do they help fuel your body between meals, they head off poor choices at your next meal. I also view snacks as an opportunity to have fruit, which most people don’t get enough of in their diets.
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