18 Healthy Fruit, Vegetable, and Nut Snacks

NuVal is a new system that ranks every product in the supermarket by evaluating several factors. Here are the best foods.


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Carrot Sticks

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NuVal: 99Calories: 30Serving Size: 3 ounces (6 sticks)


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Snap Peas

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NuVal: 96Calories: 14Serving Size: 10 pods


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Cauliflower

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NuVal: 100Calories: 13Serving Size: 1/2 cup


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Broccoli

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NuVal: 100Calories: 15Serving Size: 1/2 cup


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Green Beans

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NuVal: 100Calories: 18Serving Size: 1/2 cup


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NuVal: 91Calories: 29Serving Size: 10 pods


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Grape Tomatoes

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NuVal: 96Calories: 25Serving Size: 12 tomatoes


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Celery Sticks

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NuVal: 96Calories: 3Serving Size: five 4-inch strips


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Blueberries

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NuVal: 100Calories: 42Serving Size: 1/2 cup


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Musselman's Plain Applesauce

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NuVal: 30Calories: 80Serving Size: 1/2 cup


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NuVal: 100Calories: 62Serving Size: medium (4.6 ounces)


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Strawberries

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NuVal: 100Calories: 23Serving Size: 1/2 cup whole berries


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Mariani Ultimate Dried Apricots (Whole)

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NuVal: 91Calories: 100Serving Size: 1/4 cup


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Sun-Maid Dried Peaches (Halves)

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NuVal: 91Calories: 100Serving Size: 1/4 cup


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Sun-Maid Raisins

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NuVal: 87Calories: 130Serving Size: 1/4 cup


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Emerald 100 Calorie Packs Natural Walnuts and Almonds

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NuVal: 82Calories: 100Serving Size: 1 package (.56 ounce)


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Diamond of California Finely Diced Walnuts

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NuVal: 82Calories: 200Serving Size: 1/4 cup


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Blue Diamond Whole Natural Almonds, Unsalted, No Oil

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NuVal: 81Calories: 160Serving Size: 1 ounce (28 nuts)


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Our 50 Healthy Snacks

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— Sun Chips Original
— Veggie Pirate's Booty
— Garden of Eatin' Blue Tortilla Chips, No Salt Added
— Snyder's of Hanover Multi Grain Pretzel Sticks
— Terra Sweet Potato Chips
— Stacy's Simply Naked Pita Chips
— Cedar's Simply Delicious Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
— Newman's Own Black Bean & Corn Salsa
— Wholly Guacamole Classic Dip
— Sorrento Stringsters Part Skim Mozzarella String Cheese
— Wells Blue Bunny Sweet Freedom Frozen Fudge Lites Bar
— Kellogg's Special K Protein Shake, French Vanilla
— Land o' Lakes 1% Lowfat Cottage Cheese
— Yoplait Fiber One Nonfat Peach Yogurt
— Horizon Organic Fat-Free Plain Yogurt
— Breyers Light Fat Free Blueberries 'n Cream Yogurt
— Fage Total 0% All Natural Nonfat Greek Yogurt
— Brown Cow 0% Fat All Natural Greek Yogurt
— Chobani Plain Non-Fat Greek Yogurt
— Dreyer's (Edy's) Fat Free, No Sugar Added Vanilla Chocolate Swirl Ice Cream
— Wells Blue Bunny Fat Free, No Sugar Added Vanilla Ice Cream
— Breyers Smooth & Dreamy Vanilla No Sugar Added Ice Cream
— Cauliflower
— Carrot Sticks
— Snap Peas
— Broccoli
— Green Beans
— Edamame
— Grape Tomatoes
— Celery Sticks
— Blueberries
— Musselman's Plain Applesauce
— Orange
— Strawberries
— Mariani Ultimate Dried Apricots (Whole)
— Sun-Maid Dried Peaches (Halves)
— Sun-Maid Raisins
— Quaker Unprocessed Bran Cereal
— Old-Fashioned Quaker Oats
— Old London Whole Grain Melba Toast
— Atkins Advantage Peanut Butter Granola Bar
— Kind Almond Cashew Plus Omega-3 Bar
— Jell-O Cook & Serve Chocolate Pudding
— Kraft South Beach Living Dark Chocolate Covered Soynuts
— Kashi TLC Oatmeal Raisin Flax Cookies
— PayDay Peanut Caramel Bar
— Hostess 100 Calorie Packs Chocolate Cupcakes
— Emerald 100 Calorie Packs Natural Walnuts and Almonds
— Diamond of California Finely Diced Walnuts
— Blue Diamond Whole Natural Almonds, Unsalted, No Oil

Originally published in the October 17, 2010, issue of Family Circle magazine.

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