By Alicia Armeli
When I say the word “snacking,” what comes to mind? For many, snacking elicits visions of potato chips and candy bars parading over mountains of candy-coated milk chocolate. Sound familiar? We’ve all been there. We’re human for goodness’ sake.
But maybe the reason why snacking has been given such a bad rap is because its place in a healthy diet is misunderstood and its value underestimated. A recent study showed when snacking or “eating frequently” is done healthfully and habitually; it can help to maintain a healthy body weight—and by extension, may reduce the risk of uterine fibroids.