Healthful Snacking

By: Niki Stojnic | Posted March 31, 2014

When mid-morning or afternoon hunger pangs strike, that stash of girl scout cookies or homemade treats lingering in the break room is a tempting target—not that there's anything wrong with that. Oftentimes, however, reaching for a carb-filled treat will leave you looking for more in no time. According to Bastyr Center for Natural Health, the key to snacking without the sugar crash is to eat at least six grams of protein every three to four hours, which will stabilize your blood sugar. That includes combinations of things like nuts, yogurt, bean dips and veggies.

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