Snacks to stoke your metabolism/Today Health

 Great ideas shared in this article on stoking your metabolism. According to food-industry expert, Phil Lempert, “Everyone is constantly eating, especially foods that are convenient to buy and hold,” he goes on to say, “And you guessed it: Those convenient foods often tend to be the ones most laden with fat, sugar, and sodium. Snacks in general have more calories than ever before. No wonder the obesity rate among American adults has shot from 15 percent to 34 percent over the past 30 years. But aside from being insanely accessible, why do these between-meal bites have such power?”

This is another reason to pack a snack at home if you are going to be out and about and brown-bag it for lunch a few times a week if you can….

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