Lose-Weight Snacks

From dark chocolate to homemade trail mix, we've got healthy options to satisfy any craving. Stick to one snack per day if you want to drop pounds, two if you're maintaining.


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Chocolate Fix

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3 small blocks of Hershey's Extra Dark Pure Dark Chocolate.

160 calories, 13g fat, 4g fiber


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Chewy Bar with Milk

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Fiber One 90-Calorie Bar; 1 cup fat-free milk.

170 calories, 2g fat, 5g fiber


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Frozen Fruit Treat

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1 cup frozen mango (or any other frozen fruit you like) chunks topped with 1/2 cup fat-free whipped topping.

180 calories, 0g fat, 4g fiber


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Cheese and Crackers

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1 part-skim string cheese stick; 5 regular Triscuits.

180 calories, 10g fat, 3g fiber


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Simple Trail Mix

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2 teaspoons each raw almonds and dried cherries.

156 calories, 9g fat, 6g fiber


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Tomato & Feta Crispbreads

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2 whole-grain crispbread crackers (like Wasa or Ryvita) topped with 1/4 cup sliced cherry tomatoes and 2 tablespoons feta cheese; 1/2 cup blueberries.

178 calories, 4.5g fat, 6g fiber


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Strawberry Nirvana Smoothie at Jamba Juice

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150 calories, 0g fat, 3g fiber

Originally published in the July 2010 issue of Family Circle magazine.

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