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- Snacks and health 1
- Snacks and cognition 2
- See also 3
- Additional sources 4.1
- External links 5
Snacks and health
Excessive snacking has been implicated in the increasing prevalence of obesity in many countries.
- Foods that have whole grains
- Fruits and vegetables
- Nuts and seeds
- Low-fat dairy products
- Lean meats, eggs, such as hard-boiled eggs, and lean cheese
Snacks and cognition
A Tufts University, Department of Psychology empirical study titled, "Effect of an afternoon confectionery snack on cognitive processes critical to learning" found that a consumption of a confectionery snack in the afternoon improved spatial memory in the study's sample group, but in the area of attention performance had a mixed effect.
- "What Are Healthy Snacks?" California After School Resource Center. Accessed September 2011.
- "Say Yes to Healthy Snacks!" Illinois Early Learning Project. Accessed September 2011.
- Mahoney, Caroline R.; Taylor, Holly A.; Kanarek, Robin B. (September 21, 2006). "Effect of an afternoon confectionery snack on cognitive processes critical to learning." Tufts University.
- (April 3, 1973.) "America: just one long snack bar." Ellensburg Daily Record. Accessed October 2011.
- Wikibooks Cookbook – A collection of recipes from around the world