November 8th, 2010

Sue A. James, MS, RD, LDN

Halloween has ended and the candy and snacks are everywhere. Be careful to choose foods that are filled with vitamins and minerals and throw a yellow flag on foods that don’t measure up. Foods that get a yellow flag should be eaten only once or twice a month.  They are high in fat and low in iron and protein. Iron and protein help the body grow. Here are some foods that get a yellow flag!!                    

Fuel smart!

Buttered Popcorn
Corn Chips
Chocolate Candy Bars
Chocolate Chip Cookies
French Fries
Fried Mozzarella Cheese Sticks
Fruit Roll Ups and Fruit Snacks
Hot Dogs
Potato Chips
Sausage Breakfast Sandwiches
Soda and Juice Drinks

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