Healthy Snack Ideas

Healthy snacking is a great way to combat hunger in between meals. Find recipes and ideas for delicious snacks to munch on at home or take on-the-go.

12 Healthy Snacks

Improve mood, boost energy, and satisfy cravings with these healthy snacks recommended by our registered dietitians.

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Becky Luigart-Stayner


Are you more inclined to snack in particular moods? Choosing foods with certain nutrients may give you a boost that junk food won't deliver. Here are a few of our RDs' picks.

Mood-Boosting Snack: ½ cup shelled edamame (100 calories)

Benefits: Folate-rich foods like edamame may even out moods: In a few small studies, people with higher levels of folate in their systems reported less mood variability.

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