Gold Medal Snacks

The Best and Worst Snacks

Ants on a Log

Ants on a log is a simple, easy to make, low calorie, healthy snack. With delicious celery, giving no calories, smooth peanut butter filled with good fat and protein, then raisins for extra flavor and fruit, this makes this a very healthy snack. In addition to the ingredients, this snack has plenty of carbohydrates to keep you going! This is a snack low in sodium., and has 0 cholesterol! Is that a good deal or what!?

Veggie Straws

Veggie straws are a tasty, but healthy snack. Veggie straws are very much like chips, but without as much fat and made with vegetables, and just as delicious. Veggie straws are a healthy snack because they are low in sugar. Another benefit is they have no cholesterol. A bonus is you get a serving of vegetables in your snack, without the plain vegetable taste. Finally, they are high in vitamin C. All while being absolutely delicious, filled with the benefits of vegetables, and low in sugar and cholesterol. Veggie Straws are a fantastic snack!

Honey Glazed Almonds

Honey glazed almonds are a fantastic snack. They offer a great taste, and are low in sodium. Almonds give you the protein, and good fats that are necessary for you to keep going through the day. They offer a sweet taste from the honey, glazed upon them. They also have plenty of calcium and iron. They include 3g of dietary fiber in a 34g serving! This is a sweet snack that is not bad for you, and you should definitely have a taste.

Deep Fried Twinkies

Twinkies, deep fried. This is a very un-healthy snack. These twinkies offer 28 grams of fat in ONE of them. There are 14 grams of sugar, in one cake, and little protein. There 20mg of cholesterol in a serving! Do you want to eat one of these as a snack, trust me, it is not worth the calories.

Potato Chips

Potato chips are a very popular snack in America. But they are very unhealthy, and many people eat them in excess. Potato Chips have 3 grams of saturated fat in one ounce! Also in one ounce, 149mg of sodium, able to dehydrate you and give you many unhealthy diseases! 95 out of 155 calories are from fat. These chips are mostly fat and should not be eaten as a regular snack!

Gold Fish

Gold fish are a very popular snack for kids. But, gold fish are very unhealthy. These small snacks, in a serving of 55 pieces, have very little protein or carbs. But these gold fish are very high in sodium, in 55 pieces have 250mg! Though this snack has low sugar, it has a very small nutritional value, with only 4% calcium and 2% iron (In 55 pieces). Do you think that you should be eating these, because they are mostly salt and the only good thing about it is it has low sugar and cholesterol. Notice there are no good things it HAS, and not bad things it does not have.