Healthy snacks more filling for youths, with fewer calories

12/17/2012 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Children who were given a snack combination of vegetables and cheese ate about 170 calories before becoming full, compared with 620 calories consumed by children who ate potato chips, Cornell University researchers reported on the website of the journal Pediatrics. Children who were overweight or obese saw a greater effect, research showed.

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