A 2023 Nutrients research found that snacks account for 20% of American adults' daily calories.
This may seem like a lot, but the researchers found that planning snacks to include healthier alternatives improved diet quality.
Fiber-rich diets take longer to digest than simple carbs.
So you're less likely to suffer a blood sugar rise and drop that causes weariness and overeating.
The Journal of Nutrition reported that overweight and obese persons who ate plenty of fiber lost more weight on caloric-restricted diets, .
Mindfulness matters. If you're unsure where to start, see a licensed dietician.