5-3100 Eating Between Meals

There is a difference of opinion about how ___________ you should eat. Some say we should eat ____________________ others say we should _______ eat between meals.
 
If you can control your eating habits by eating frequent __________ meals more often that is what you should do.
 
The number of times you eat is not as important as __________ you eat.
 
Consuming typical snacks can ______________ the number of calories we eat. One package of peanut butter crackers adds almost 200 calories.
 
If you need snacks consider what you eat for your meals. Food that lacks nutrition and bulk will leave you _____________.
 
Refined, processed foods with little or no fiber and lots of _______________ will not satisfy you.
 
With refined, processed foods you will consume too many calories and yet be hungry within a short time. You will look for __________ food.
 
A good, satisfying meal will keep you ____________ without too many calories.
 
____________________ the word “snack”. Call the meals between meals “little meals” or mini-meals”.
 
Eat the same food you would eat for a ___________ just less of it. You will get __________ to eat with fewer calories.
 
 
 
 

SNACK

AMOUNT

CALORIES*

Wheat Thins

16 crackers

140

Snickers

1.86 oz

250

Potato chips

1 oz

160

Buttered popcorn

1 cup

80

Air popped corn

1 cup

30

Peanuts

32 nuts

170

Fruit roll ups

1 roll

50

Pretzels

1 cup

170

Sourdough nibblers

16 nibblers

120

Cheese filled crackers

1 sandwich

32

Peanut butter filled crackers

1 sandwich

32

*Calories are rounded and may vary depending on food manufacturer.

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