8/21/2005

SNACKING: WHICH FOODS ARE HEALTHY, WHICH ARE NOT

The Truth About Rice Cakes, Bagels & Snack Bars . . .
Many of the snacks we believe are good for us contain ingredients that are actually unhealthy, experts caution. Marketing is often to blame, explains Rick Hall, who teaches nutrition at Arizona State University. “They’re packaged to look healthy, sometimes almost in a devious way, but it comes down to the consumer’s lack of knowledge, too,” Hall says. To help raise your awareness, this article reveals nine snacks we often misconstrue, along with some truly healthy alternatives, click here to read it.