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


Whole Wheat English Muffin and Cream Cheese

If you are craving a bagel with a generous portion of cream cheese but want to keep your calories in check, try ½ a whole wheat English muffin with one teaspoon of scallion cream cheese and five small olives instead. These ingredients will satisfy your salt cravings and serve as a healthy form of comfort food for those days when all you want to eat are carbohydrates.

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