Healthy Study Snacks
§ Plain or fruited low-fat yogurt
§ Part-skim cheese sticks
§ Fresh fruits (bananas, grapes, cherries, apples, oranges, clementines, pears, etc.)
§ Fresh vegetables and low-fat dips (try baby carrots, broccoli florets, or cucumber slices)
§ Dry-roasted nuts and seeds (peanuts, almonds, sunflower, etc.)
§ Trail mix
§ Raisins, craisins and other dried fruit
§ Hot oatmeal, cream of wheat or other hot cereals
§ Cold cereal with skim milk
§ Whole-grain toast with peanut butter
§ Toasted English muffins or whole grain bagels with peanut butter or cream cheese
§ Lightly-salted popcorn (go easy on the butter)
§ Low-fat granola bars
§ Fruit cups in juice pack
§ Baked chips with salsa
§ Wheat thins with hummus
§ Flavored rice cakes
§ Chex mix or other cereal snack mix
§ Flavored mineral water or sugar-free soft drink
§ V-8 juice or tomato juice
§ Hot cocoa (regular or sugar-free)
§ Herbal tea (decaffeinated won’t make you jittery or interfere with sleep)
§ Peanut butter and banana sandwiches on whole wheat bread
Make Snack time relaxing by:
§ Taking a 10 to 15 minute study break to enjoy your snack.
§ Eat somewhere where you don’t study.
§ Brush your teeth when you are finished eating.
§ Add a warm liquid such as caffeine-free tea or fat-free hot chocolate to your snack if you tend to overeat at this time.
§ Go for a quick walk before or after your snack break.