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Warming Up With Smart Snacks

As the temperature drops, the urge to snack rises. Keep these healthy tips and recipes on hand.


Snacks are important for active and growing kids. Since your child has a relatively small stomach, she may not be able eat enough calories at one sitting to last five hours until the next meal, so about 20% of her daily calories might be consumed as snacks.

When the days get chilly, your housebound child may have a stronger urge to snack. To help her eat healthy this winter, keep