5 Oz-Approved 100-Calorie Snacks

Find out which low calorie snacks Dr. Oz recommends.

5 Oz-Approved 100-Calorie Snacks

While the concept of a 100-calorie snack is very tempting, not all snacks are created equal. As food journalist and author Mark Schatzker discovered, highly-processed foods will make you feel hungrier faster than nutritious fiber-filled foods. In some cases, certain snack packs can actually lead to people packing on the pounds, since these pre-portioned treats give the illusion of control and lead to overeating down the road. If you are looking for a healthy snack for minimal calories, follow our formula: protein + fiber and a bit of indulgence. Here are our five picks.

More: 100-Calorie Snack Cheat Sheet


Rice Cake With Chocolate Spread

For those of us that have a sweet tooth, the hardest part about staying within a designated calorie range is the temptation of dessert. With this treat, you can still enjoy the chocolate flavor you crave but do so in a sensible way. Top a brown rice cake with a teaspoon of chocolate hazelnut spread and enjoy this snack in between meals or at the end of the day for dessert.

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