Food Fight: Low Sugar Cereal vs Popcorn

Especially for parents, having sensible snacks available is a no-brainer. And if those snacks can provide some legit nutrition, well that’s a big bonus. At our house, cereal reigns supreme--favored over all other crunchy alternatives such as goldfish, whole wheat crackers, chips, anything!

But recently, I’ve investigated popcorn. And while all popcorn is NOT created equal, there are some really good options out there. “Good” meaning, low in saturated fat & sodium but high in fiber and protein. Wow! Some varieties of popcorn are true health foods.

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Easy, healthy, super yummy banana bread

**Editor's Note: Updates were made in 2024

Banana bread. Moist, flavorful and yummy. Healthy? If you are buying it at a bakery, coffee shop or grocery store, probably not. In fact it's likely a fat and calorie bomb!

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What happened to Trader Joes Soy Crisps?

Could it be that Athletic-Minded Traveler's recent blog about Trader Joe's nutrition bait and switch led to the discontinuation of the very tasty Soy Crisps?

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