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Healthy Eating: Nutritious Snacking Crossword1

Emily Minton2

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Complete this crossword puzzle to learn more about the benefits of snacking and a few tips for smart snacking!

Figure 1. 

Across. 

3. Snack when you are _________, not when you are bored.

6. Keep fruits and vegetables washed and sliced for ___________.

8. Limit snacks high in added sugar or _________.

Down. 

1. Adding snacks into your meal schedule will allow you to consume ________ meals at breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

2. Having a light __________ between meals will not ruin your appetite.

4. Snacks help to settle your hunger until your next __________.

5. Choose healthy snacks from all __________ food groups.

7. Snacking on healthy foods from all the food groups can help you increase your __________ intake.

Answers:

Across:

3. Hungry

6. Convenience

8. Fat

Down:

1. Smaller

2. Snack

4. Meal

5. Five

7. Nutrient

Footnotes

1.

La versión en español de este documento es Alimentación Saludable: Crucigrama sobre meriendas nutritivas (FCS8905-Span). This document is FCS8905, one of a series of the Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. Original publication date May 2010. Revised June 2012. Visit the EDIS website at http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu.

2.

Emily Minton, BS, former ENAFS program coordinator, Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611.


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U.S. Department of Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A & M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Nick T. Place, dean for UF/IFAS Extension.