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8 Kid-Friendly Snacks

Kids’ Snacks Can Be Healthy

Kids’ Snacks Can Be Healthy

Cartoon characters and neon colors may come to mind when you think of kids' snacks. Foods marketed to kids may be eye-catching, but remember, most of it is junk. In fact, 75 percent of the food marketed to kids is of poor nutritional quality. But there are healthier snack options for kids other than sugary fruits snacks, cookies, chips and other processed food.

 A walk down the produce aisle or a trip to the farmer's market and little creativity is all it takes!

By Nicole Ferring Holovach, MS, RD. Published September 13, 2011. Nicole is a Washington, DC-based nutrition communications professional, writer and yoga teacher. She blogs about holistic health at