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Snacks

As we all live in the real world there will be times when you may look to indulge in a snack or two. Here are the hard facts: biscuits and crackers are often high in fat, sugar or salt. So choose wholegrain varieties with bran, oats or dried fruit.

Wholegrain crackers

 

Plan healthy snacks ahead of time and choose tinned fruit, unsalted nuts or plain popcorn over processed foods when those 3 o'clock cravings hit.

  

Guidelines for sweet snacks

  • aim for less than 1500kJ energy per 100g     
  • less than 5g total fat per 100g
  • more than 3g fibre per 100g
  • less than 400mg sodium per 100g

 

Guidelines for savoury snacks

  • aim for less than 5g total fat per 100g
  • more than 3g fibre per 100g
  • less than 450mg sodium per 100g