How To Read A Nutrition Label: A Nutritionist’s Tips

A rough guide to follow is to to look for less than 20 grams of fat and less than 10 grams of sugar (especially for snack bars and cereals). For sodium, anything above 480 milligrams is pretty high. If you can, keep it in the 120-300 milligram range. Counting carbs? That’s another aspect to take notice of when you’re looking at a label. I recommend looking for single-serving foods with lower net carbs, about 10 percent of your daily value of the FDA’s recommended 300 grams per day . Shorter is better: In terms of ingredient lists, that is!

Nutrition & Snacking Guide For Your Favorite Nuts

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While whole, raw nuts are quite healthy, they can also be somewhat boring. Weve highlighted a few of our favorites, along with recipes you can whip up to help you think outside the mixed-nut bowl. Be sure to make extra once you share with family and friends they disappear quickly! Almonds Lower in calories and higher in protein than most nuts, almonds are a great choice for nut lovers who are watching their weight. High in vitamin E, calcium, B vitamins and monounsaturated good fat, which can help lower bad cholesterol, almonds are the darlings of nutritionists as well. They are also one of the most versatile of all nuts you can buy them whole, slivered, roasted or plain. Almond flour, butter and milk are increasingly popular and a good choice for those with sensitivities to gluten, peanuts and dairy. One ounce of almonds (approximately 23 nuts) weighs in around 160 calories, with 6g of protein and 3g of fiber. Try it: Looking for a new twist on the classic roasted nut? Try Spanish Roasted Almonds with Smoked Paprika and Thyme . Tired of the same old PB&J?

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