Courtesy of IDEA Fitness Journal
“Snacks account for about one-third of all empty calories consumed daily – 32% for women and 31% for men…”
Empty calories are ones that are void of nutritional value. Hence the name “junk food”.
The next time you’re hankering for a snack, keep it under 200 calories and aim for a combination of protein, fat and carbohydrates. You’ll top off your tank without blowing your healthy eating plan.
Now go run!