Tips for Choosing Healthy Snacks
Today, it's easier than ever to find a version of your favorite brand or type of snack food that is lower in fat or sodium--or both--than the "regular" version. With a bit of comparison shopping, you'll find snack foods you can enjoy even if you are on a restricted diet because of high blood pressure or another medical problem. Listed are some of the descriptors to look for on the front of the package:
Some of the above information has been provided with the kind permission of The Food and Drug Administration (www.fda.gov).
Last Editorial Review: 1/28/2003
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