Nutrient-dense snacks may reduce children's calorie intake

12/28/2012 | Medscape (free registration)

Children who ate healthful snacks such as vegetables and cheese while watching TV consumed fewer calories than those who munched on chips, according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics. Providing nutrient-dense snacks along with a healthy diet overall can help reduce the risk for obesity, said Dr. Jatinder Bhatia, who leads the American Academy of Pediatrics' committee on nutrition.

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