Snacking is good for you

A grazing diet with smaller meals and snacks can benefit your health.  Here are some of the ways that you will be rewarded by a diet of smaller healthy meals combined with snacks:

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  • Better metabolic rate and weight loss

Snacking helps you stave off hunger and also burns calories during digestion.  This can aid in weight loss.

  • Snacking fights fatigue

Studies indicate that a snack during the afternoon slump of 2:00 to 4:00pm can improve your cognitive skills such as memory and attention span.

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  • Fights cholesterol and fends off heart attacks

Research has shown that eating smaller meals more often reduces bad cholesterol.  The smaller meals also keep your digestion and heart rate to a minimum as well as lowering the amount of sticky stuff that travels through your arteries.

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  • Keeps insulin levels more stable

Grazing throughout the day on healthy snacks keeps your insulin levels more stable.

  • Controls indigestion and heartburn

Smaller meals of low fat food will aid in controlling indigestion and heartburn.