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Around the Home: Select healthy snacks for children cooped up at home
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Depending on the weather, you may have some children at home during the daytime this week. If they are looking for snacks, the University of Georgia Extension recommends choosing snacks from all the food groups in MyPlate (grains, dairy, protein, vegetable and fruit). A few other tips include: Serve the correct portion sizes Have set snacking times Avoid snacking too close to a meal Keep sugar intake low Have a fruit bowl on the table and cut vegetables in the refrigerator Visit for tips on the food groups and healthy menus.