Snack Size, Caloric Density, and Frequency Are Growing


Between 1977 and 2006 the percent of adult Americans that snack rose from 71% to 97%, while the number of snacks per day, snack size, and caloric density per snack all increased also. Total snack calories per day now average of 579 calories per day. For adults the per snack average is 263 calories!

PositiveTip: Concerned about your weight? Set regular times for meals and stick with them!