Choosing a healthy snack:
- Look at the nutritional information per 100g(%).
- Find a snack with a low-medium fat and sugar content - and no nuts or chocolate.
- Don't worry about the calories as children use up lots of energy growing.
|HIGH||Over 15g||Over 20g|
|Medium||Below 15g||Below 20g|
|Low||Below 5g||Below 3g|
This is a healthy choice as it contains only 1.5% fat and 3.8% sugar.
For great ideas for breaktime snacks or healthy lunchboxes, take a look at the following websites:
These are NOT healthy snacks and should be enjoyed in moderation as part of a balanced diet, but NOT as breaktime snacks: