Healthy Eating

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Benefits of Snacking on Fruits and Veggies

We know you love snacking on Crunchies fruit and veggies, but do you know the actual health benefits they provide your body? Let’s take a closer look at some of our favorite fruits and veggies and what makes them a perfect, good for your body, snack! Pineapples:  This spiky fruit not only tastes like your on a tropical vacation, they are packed full of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Fiber, Potassium, and Calcium. ...
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Summertime is Snack Time!

Kids love to snack. During the summer when kids are home from school, the requests for snacks will increase tremendously because they don’t have as regular an eating schedule as they do during the school year. Getting your child to continue to eat healthy during summer vacation can be a challenge. It’s best to have a plan in place to make sure kids are snacking healthy, instead of munching on chips and cookies all day...
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What Does Non-GMO Really Mean?

With all the diets, fads, and weight loss trends, there are always going to be health buzzwords being thrown about. In order to truly take care of your body and your life, it’s important to know what is fact and what is just another trend. “Non-GMO” is one of those such words that is being bounced around a lot lately. You may even use it yourself. But do you really...
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Health Benefits of Edamame

Edamame has been growing more and more popular over the last several years, but what you may not know is that this soybean snack is actually very good for you. For starters, edamame has a tremendous amount of low calorie proteins in it. In fact, for every serving of Crunchies edamame, you’re getting 13 grams of protein. That means there’s almost 40 grams in one bag! It’s also high in fiber...
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Benefits (Next to Great Taste & Nutrition) of Freeze Dried Fruits & Veggies

Freeze-dried fruits and veggies – nutrient-dense, fiber-filled, flavor-rich – make great snacks that are oh so tasty … and also oh so good for you, too. Packaged freeze-dried foods can stay fresh and remain flavorful – with their nutrient content well preserved – during an extended shelf life. How is this possible? The Crunchies Natural Snacks team thought you might like to know a little bit about the science behind these delicious and nutritious snack treats. Freeze-drying...
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5 Best Healthy Party Snacks

Are you looking for healthy party snacks for your last minute holiday party? In need of healthy party snacks for the family get together? Or just looking for healthy party snacks for your kids to enjoy when their friends are over after school? Shrimp cocktails This party snack is high in protein but low in fat and calories! Because protein will make you feel satisfied longer it makes the perfect item to...
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The Many Calories of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving. That time of the year where most of us go on diets just so we can stuff our mouths with endless amounts of turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole and rolls that come our direction.  So, exactly how many calories does the average person consume during this meal? Well, according to Calorie Control Council the average American will consume about 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving Day alone! While...
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Food is Fuel

How do you keep your car in great running condition? You have regular maintenance performed. You don’t engage in risky driving behavior. You fill up with the manufacturer-recommended fuel every time. Right? The same can be said for keeping your body in peak condition. We know it’s not a new analogy, but it is a highly accurate one. The food you eat is fuel for your body. That’s not a metaphor,...

Eat Healthy and Watch Your Portions!

Our society has lost the concept of portion sizes - and in turn eats too much of the wrong things.  Everything can be super sized and large sized and a typical meal at a restaurant these days is enough to feed two people.  Correct portion sizes leave people still feeling the signs of actual hunger because they are so used to society's current idea of portions. For a typical meal of...
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Cool Down With Crunchies

The temperatures are rising and everyone wants to spend their days outdoors! Summer is a great time to enjoy the heat, soak up the vitamin D and spend time with friends!  So how can you cool off while making sure you are getting in the goodness of Crunchies? Smoothies. Crunchies can be added to the blender when making your favorite frozen blend!  It’s a great way to pack in even more...
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