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9 Snacks with No High-Fructose Corn Syrup

by Lindsay Hutton

High-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is everywhere you look, from the breads you eat to the soft drinks you consume. HFCS has been linked to the obesity epidemic and the development of type two diabetes. Although it may seem impossible to avoid, there are foods out there that don't contain it. These 9 snacks have no HFCS added, making them a healthy choice for your family. Just remember--always read the labels yourself to make sure the product is, in fact, HFCS-free.

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ApplesandCheese

Apples and Cheese


As the saying goes, fruit is nature's candy. Pair a naturally sweet apple (organic if possible), with a serving of cheese, and you've got yourself a healthy snack that packs a nutritious punch of calcium, protein, and vitamins A and B.

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September 1, 2014



Don't forget to hydrate! Forego sugary juices and sodas and pack a bottle of water in your child's lunch. If your child likes a little more flavor, spice it up with lemon, lime, cucumbers, or fresh fruit.


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