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With the majority of us at home for long periods of time right now, snacking can seem more appealing and difficult to avoid. This is a great time to experiment with healthy snack options as most of us will have more time on our hands and can eat our snacks at home rather than worrying about packing them for work or school.
It’s important to make sure that we’re snacking because we’re hungry, rather than snacking because we’re bored, tired, or stressed. If we’re snacking in response to emotions rather than hunger, then we’re more likely to snack on ultra-processed foods, such as biscuits, crisps, or cakes.
These foods are high in sugar and