From Nutrition Professor Joan Salge Blake:

Just back from the American Dietetic Association’s (ADA) annual Food & Nutrition Expo, here are some other fabulous, trendy, “Better For You” foods to look for:

  • Crisps Real Sliced Fruit: These no-added sugar delights are 100% fruit that are freeze-dried. They are crispy and naturally sweet for less than 50 calories a serving! Perfect for school lunches, at the office, and when traveling.
  • The Laughing Cow Light Garlic & Herb cheese spread: For only 35 calories per serving, this flavorful and portable cheese wedge is an ideal afternoon snack. Spread it on whole grain crackers or apple slices.
  • SoyJoy All Natural Fruit & Soy Bars: For those looking for a filling, portable bar, these baked bars are a joy. Each bar contains whole soybeans and dried fruit for a healthy snack for less than 150 calories. Look for berry, apple walnut, raisin almond, and strawberry. A blueberry flavor will be released in the spring.
  • Quakers Vanilla Creme Brulee Rice Snacks: These a dessert lover’s dream come true. For only 60 calories per serving, these crunchy rice cake delights are a healthy way to enjoy a fat free sweet treat. Look for this new flavor over the next few months.

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