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Healthy Eating: Nutritious Snacking Crossword1

Linda B. Bobroff2

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


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, salt, or .


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.



3. Hungry

6. Convenience

8. Fat


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2. Snack

4. Meal

5. Five

7. Nutrient



This document is FCS8905 (la versión en español de este documento es Alimentación Saludable: Crucigrama sobre meriendas nutritivas (FCS8905-Span)), one of a series of the Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date May 2010. Revised June 2012 and June 2016. Visit the EDIS website at


Linda B. Bobroff, professor; Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611.

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. For more information on obtaining other UF/IFAS Extension publications, contact your county's UF/IFAS Extension office.

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.