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Will Snacking Spoil My Teen's Appetite?

by Roberta Duyff, MS RDN FAND

Ages: Teen
Topics: Myths, Snacks
Will Snacking Spoil My Teen's Appetite? Eaten two or three hours before meals, a small snack won't ruin your appetite. Snacks may quell hunger pangs so you are less likely to overeat at the next meal.
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About the author:

Roberta L Duyff MS RDN FAND

Roberta Duyff, MS RDN FAND

Author of "Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Complete Food and Nutrition Guide, Fourth Edition" and "365 Days of Healthy Eating from the American Dietetic Association" (both published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New Jersey).

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  • Cook healthy

    Involve your child in the cutting, mixing and preparation of all meals. Even a snack can be healthy.

  • Eat right

    Sit down together as a family to enjoy a wonderful meal and the opportunity to share the day's experiences with one another.

  • Shop smart

    To encourage a healthy lifestyle, get your children involved in selecting the food that will appear at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table.


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