Sizing Up Teen Snacking

Friday, May 9, 2008 - 11:28 in Psychology & Sociology

The effect of snacking on teenagers' dietary intakes of recommended nutrients and MyPyramid food groups has been examined, and the findings are both positive and negative. After analyzing the eating habits of more than 4,000 teenagers surveyed nationwide, scientists found that 90 percent reported eating one or more snacks in a day.

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