5 Absolutely Healthy and Perfect 4 p.m. Snacks
The energy dip is real. Here's what to do about it, depending on how your day has gone so far.
If You Are Wondering What That Sound Is...
When you've had an early, or light, lunch and it later sounds like there's a lion growling in your belly, there's a good chance the noise translates to "feed me." Scientists say your best bet is a less energy-dense, high-protein snack like yogurt, which improves appetite control and satiety, and reduces the amount of food you're likely to eat later (just watch the added sugars in low-fat, flavored yogurts). Cottage cheese is another option; it has loads of protein and can be low in fat (look for the two-percent version).