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Try These 23 Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss

For anyone trying to lose weight, snacking can feel like a guilty pleasure. But it doesn’t have to be. Eating periodic, healthy snacks can be good for you.

“Including snacks in a healthy diet can offer several advantages,” Christina Barth, assistant teaching professor and registered dietician nutritionist (RDN) at Arizona State University, told Newsweek. “They have the potential to boost nutrient intake, maintain consistent energy levels, aid in post-exercise recovery and provide a variety of healthy choices.”

Newsweek asked Barth and other nutrition experts about their favorite snacks for weight loss. Here are their picks:

1. Apple Slices With Peanut Butter

Apples are a great source of fiber and Vitamin C. Combined with peanut butter, which has healthy fats and protein, this snack gives you immediate energy and plenty of healthy nutrients to keep going throughout your day.

To make this snack, just slice an apple and

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Healthy Body

Social Media And Its Effect On The Mental Health Of Teens In America

A relatable scenario for any American parent with teens is going on a drive, only to see your child taking multiple selfies of themselves with their phone, and then posting it on a social media platform like Instagram or Snapchat. According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 90% of teens aged 13-17 have used social media, and teens are online on average nine hours a day, not including time spent on homework. Given the large amounts of time teens spend on social media platforms, it should behoove us to ask if such use has any association with their mental well-being?

According to the CDC’s Bi-Annual Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 57% of teen girls experience

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Healthy Information

Raw Beauty: Why ’80s Supermodel Carol Alt, 62, Embraces a Diet of Uncooked, Unprocessed Food

Carol Alt attends the ‘Paper Empire’ photocall during the MIPTV Media Market, Cannes, France, April 17, 2023. Photo: Arnold Jerocki/WireImage/Getty Images

Supermodel and author Carol Alt won the Cannes red carpet this spring, wowing the mid-April crowd with her lush mane, healthy physique and a visage that looked half her age. The secret to her radiance? With four books on raw foods, the famous beauty — and cancer survivor — insists it’s as simple as uncooked, unprocessed food.

 

Carol Alt wowed at the sixth Cannes International Series Festival, April 17, 2023. Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

 

With Life magazine declaring her “The Next Million Dollar Face” in 1980, Carol Alt ruled the decade, appearing in more than 700 magazines, from Vogue, ELLE, Mademoiselle and Bazaar to Sports Illustrated while facing leading campaigns, Lancôme to Pepsi. Having attained ‘Supermodel’ status, as her

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Healthy Plan

A health data privacy showdown

The Federal Trade Commission’s notice last week about its plan to crack down on health care companies that use customer data for marketing signals legal warfare to come.

That’s according to the legal experts Ben consulted.

The plan to use a 14-year-old cybersecurity rule “really is pushing the envelope,” said Kirk Nahra, a privacy attorney at law firm WilmerHale.

He added: The agency is “retroactively” looking to “revise the rule to fit enforcement actions that it has already taken.”

Nahra expects plenty of comments about the notice’s scope — at this point, it remains a proposal, not a final rule — and potential legal challenges if the FTC doesn’t scale it back.

“They are 100 percent right that health data … does need more comprehensive privacy regulation, but I’m not sure FTC has been

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