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Healthy Snacks for Students

Skip the sugary and high calorie snacks. These foods are easy and affordable. They also have plenty of flavor, so students will enjoy eating these snacks.

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    Trail Mix - The mixture of nuts, fruit and chocolate provides just the right amount of salty and sweet to a person forget that it's also healthy. Make sure to use a measuring cup when eating as a snack. Trail mix can be high in calories . Credit: Shutterstock
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    Rice Cakes with Peanut Butter and Fruit - Rice cakes come in a variety of flavors from apple to cheddar. They can be eaten alone or topped with PB&J. Credit: Shutterstock
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    Mini Bagel with Low-fat Cream Cheese - Who doesn't love a good bagel? Cut the calories in half by snacking on a mini bagel. Credit: Shutterstock
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    Granola Bars - These snacks are portable. Eat them at the library or between classes for a boost of energy. Be cautious about the brands that you buy. Some are full of sugar and calories. Credit: Shutterstock
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    Graham Crackers with Milk - Instead of cookies try graham crackers. One rectangle is about 60 calories. Credit: Shutterstock
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    Light Popcorn - Popcorn isn't just for the movies. Popcorn is a fun snack that has just enough of a junk food feel. Just remember to skip the extra butter. Credit: Shutterstock
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    Oatmeal - Not only is oatmeal perfect for breakfast, it is also satisfying between meals. Its filling and easy to make. One pack of instant oatmeal is about 130 calories. Credit: Shutterstock
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    Mixed Nuts - Nuts are packed with healthy fats and they are great for a burst of energy. Credit: Shutterstock
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    Carrots and Celery - These veggies might not be on the top of your list as snacks, but with the right dip these veggies can please even the biggest skeptics. Credit: Shutterstock
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    Pears - This fruit is sweet, juicy and available year round. You can either buy them fresh or canned. Fresh is always better though. Credit: Shutterstock
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    Gelatin - Gelatin is quick to make and has a nice taste. You can add fruits to increase the nutritional value. Credit: Shutterstock
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    Smoothies - Fruit smoothies are super healthy and easy to make at home. Simply mix your favorite fruits, ice and milk or yogurt in the blender and enjoy. Credit: Shutterstock
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    Apples & Bananas - These fruits are filled with fiber. Not only will they give you energy and keep you regular, but they will give you energy. Credit: Shutterstock
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    Raisins - Grab a box, put them in your pocket or bag and snack on them all day. Credit: Shutterstock
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    Yogurt - Yogurt is good for the digestive flavors. Low-fat yogurt usually has between 100 and 120 calories per cup. With flavors like key lime pie and strawberry cheesecake, there will be a flavor that you will love. Credit: Shutterstock
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    Chips and Salsa - Fresh salsa is packed with vegetables and it has more flavor than salsa from the jar. Credit: Shutterstock
 
 

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