Aug 2, 2021
A study from the Harvard School of Public Health reported that nearly one-fourth of Americans says they snack multiple times per day, and at least one-third say they snack at least once a day. K-State Research and Extension nutrition specialist Sandy Procter says that snacks happen, but having a plan for what you eat – and how much – is key to providing the energy your body is asking for, and avoiding unwanted weight gain. She discusses some of the options for snacking healthfully.
Sound Living is a weekly public affairs program addressing issues related to families and consumers. It is hosted by Jeff Wichman. Each episode shares the expertise of K-State specialists in fields such as child nutrition, food safety, adult development and aging, youth development, family resource management, physical fitness and more.
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K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.