Nutrition

Because most children and teens eat a lot of snacks, their nutrient content may go a long way in determining whether their nutritional needs are being met. Here are some healthy snacks to provide your child (or to encourage them to buy in a vending machine or at the local convenience store):

Crunchy Snacks:

  • Pretzels
  • Popcorn
  • Mini Flavored Rice Cakes
  • Animal Crackers
  • Trail Mix
  • Granola Bars
  • Baked Chips
  • Graham Crackers
  • Cereal
  • Air Crisps
  • Apples
  • Baby Carrots
  • Celery Sticks

Chewy Snacks:

  • Raisins
  • Dried Fruit
  • Bagels
  • Breakfast Bars
  • Rice Krispie Treats
  • Graham Treats
  • Chewy Granola Bars

Creamy Snacks:

  • Pudding Packs
  • Cheese Cubes
  • Milk
  • Yogurt
  • Peanut Butter
  • Banana

Juicy Snacks:

  • Juice Packs
  • Applesauce
  • Canned Fruit
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Tangerine
  • Orange
  • Grapes