The keys to healthier snacking are moderation and choosing your munchies wisely, says the American Heart Association.
The AHA recommends:
1.Crunchy foods, such as apples, celery sticks, cucumbers, rice cakes, popcorn and nuts.
2.Low-sugar drinks, such as sparkling water, fat-free milk and veggie juice.
3.Filling foods, such as hummus, low-fat cheese and yogurt.
4.Snacks to curb your sweet tooth, such as fruits, raisins and banana-nut bread.
The AHA encourages people to mind nutrition labels when packing snacks. Always avoid added sugars and salt.