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      Snack vs treat: Which one wins for kids?

      When the school bell rings kids generally close the books and open the fridge, but how do you know your child is getting a healthy snack and not a treat?

      It can be an uphill battle for many parents because lots of the so-called snack foods are really treats goodies packed with added sugar or fat. Remember, snacks should be healthy mini-meals that tie kids over between regular meals.

      A good way to tell if a food is a snack or a treat is look at the nutrition label. Experts say try to avoid sugar in the top 3 ingredients.

      For some great snacking ideas click the link below.

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