May 2016 |

Kellogg's Nutrition Know Newsletter for Healthcare Professionals

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The Story of Snacking Download

The Story of Snacking is our consumer handout to share with your clients. It’s packed with snack facts, tips and delightful recipes.

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Watch this space for our new professional resource on snacking. You’ll get the latest evidence-based research and tips to make snacking smarter for every lifestyle.

Surprise Your Senses with a Cereal Snack

Special K Nourish dishes up a carefully-crafted blend of multigrain flakes for the nourishment you deserve in your favorite flavors.

Special K Nourish Apple Raspberry Almond Apple

24 g whole grain and 5 g fiber per 1-cup serving
Special K Nourish Coconut Cranberry Almond Coconut

22 g whole grain and 5 g fiber per 1-cup serving

More Resources

View the recorded webinar,
The Facts on Snacks:
Trends, Behaviors, and Recommendations.

For Americans, snacking is a way of life – in fact, 90% of adults snack each day!1 Learn about the potential benefits of smarter snacking and get tasty new snack ideas that nourish and delight.

Snacking is the New Normal – And That Can Be
a Very Good Thing


Americans love snacking. Nearly everyone snacks – many of us at least twice daily.1 And that can be a very good thing when you consider the potential power of nourishing snacks. They can…

help provide energy to fuel our body and muscles.2

deliver nutrients that are low in Americans’ diets, such as potassium, calcium, vitamin D and fiber.3

potentially help to manage weight when eaten in combination with smaller meals.4-10

Special K Chewy Nut BarsBuild a Smarter Snack:
Right-Sized and Nutritious

Snacks should be enjoyable and nourishing for maintaining a healthy body weight. Ideal snacks are just large enough to satisfy hunger and small enough to complement other meals.

These right-sized snack ideas combine instant portion control with the sweet and savory flavors your clients enjoy:

1 Special K® Cranberry Almond Chewy Nut Bar
1 apple + 2 tablespoons peanut butter
1 cup unsweetened applesauce + ¼ cup Special K® Low-Fat Granola

Favorite snacks get a nutrition bonus with some simple, tasty additions – perfect for munchie-hungry kids home for the summer! Suggest these:

Add an 8-ounce glass of 1% or non-fat milk to a serving of cookies. Nutrition bonus = Protein, calcium, vitamin D, potassium
Add 1/4-cup black bean dip to a serving of Pringles®. Nutrition bonus = Protein, fiber, potassium
Add 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds to popcorn. Nutrition bonus = Vitamin E

Keebler Town house Pita Crackers

Smooth, Crunchy, Yummy – Possibly the Perfect Snack?

Sweet potato, garbanzos and a trio of zippy spices whirl into velvety hummus with real appeal. Partner with crunchy Keebler® Town House® Pita Crackers.

Stay connected to resources, product and program news, new research findings, industry insights and educational materials with our monthly Know Newsletter.

1 USDA Food Surveys Research Group. “Snacking Patterns of US Adults. What We Eat in America, NHANES 2007-2008.”

2 Brody T. Nutritional Biochemistry. 1994: Academic Press.

3 Kellogg Company internal report. “Snacking Report: NHANES 2009-2010/2011-2012 Data.”

4 Lioret S, Touvier M, Lafay L, Volatier JL, Maire B. Are eating occasions and their energy content related to child overweight and socioeconomic status? Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008; 16:2518-2523.

5 Toschke AM, Küchenhoff H, Koletzko B, von Kries R. Meal frequency and childhood obesity. Obes Res. 2005; 13:1932-1938.

6 Toschke AM, Thorsteinsdottir KH, von Kries R; GME Study Group. Meal frequency, breakfast consumption and childhood obesity. Int J Pediatr Obes. 2009; 4:242-248.

7 Barba G, Troiano E, Russo P, Siani A; ARCA Project Study group. Total fat, fat distribution and blood pressure according to eating frequency in children living in southern Italy: the ARCA project. Int J Obes (Lond). 2006; 30:1166-1169.

8 Mota J, Fidalgo F, Silva R, Ribeiro JC, Santos R, Carvalho J, Santos MP. Relationships between physical activity, obesity and meal frequency in adolescents. Ann Hum Biol. 2008; 35:1-10.

9 Aljuraiban GS et al. “The impact of eating frequency and time of intake on nutrient quality and body mass index: The INTERMAP Study, a population-based study.” JAND. 2015; 115 (4): 528-536.

10 Smith KJ, Blizzard L, McNaughton SA, Gall SL, Dwyer T, Venn AJ. “Daily eating frequency and cardiometabolic risk factors in young Australian adults: cross-sectional analyses.” Br J Nutr. 2012; 108: 1086-1094.

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