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9 Ways Snacking Can Help You Lose Weight, Say Dietitians

You may not associate snacking with weight loss, especially when studies show that taking in more calories than needed can cause weight gain. However, while excess calories can cause weight gain, it's the types of snacks being consumed that can be the issue—especially if they don't actually fill you up. Snacking can help you lose weight if you are choosing snacks that will actually make you feel full and satisfied. But how is that possible? And what kinds of foods should you be snacking on to lose weight? We asked a few registered dietitians to share with us the ways eating a snack can help you lose weight for the long term, along with their favorite snacks to eat. Here's what they had to say, and for even more healthy eating tips, be sure to check out our list of 100 Easiest Recipes You Can Make . 1 Snacks prevent you from feeling overly hungry. "If you have 5 plus hours in between lunch and dinner, having a substantial snack can absolutely be helpful,&quo