At around 100 calories each, this selection of sweet snacks is perfect to satisfy those inevitable tummy rumbles between meals.
Nutrition: They’re delicious and especially rich in vitamin C – this serving provides more than double our daily needs.
20g plain chocolate
Nutrition: It’s rich in antioxidants and provides magnesium, phosphorus, iron, copper, manganese and potassium.
Nutrition: They’re ‘rich in anthocyanins, antioxidants that lab research has linked with numerous health benefits including better memory, heart health eyesight and blood sugar control.
1 large banana (20g)
Nutrition: Full of starchy carbs, bananas will fill you up and top up potassium. They also contain vitamin B6, which ensures the immune and nervous systems work properly and is needed to make red blood cells.
125g pot fat-free fruit yoghurt
Nutrition: Yoghurt is loaded with protein and contains bone-building calcium and phosphorus. Plus, it’s rich in iodine, which helps to keep thyroid functioning properly, and contains energy-producing vitamin B2.
Nutrition: They’re full of fibre and vitamin C and a surprising source of folate. This amount provides 66% of our daily need for this B vitamin.
3½ slices cantaloupe melon (530g)
Nutrition: It’s rich in beta-carotene, which the body uese to make vitamin A.
8 dried apricots
Nutrition: You’ll get 16% of your daily needs for iron, 22% for fibre and 44% for potassium (when water is removed from fruit, the nutrients are concentrated).
1 Weetabix with 100ml skimmed milk
Nutrition: This cereal contains wholegrain, good instakes of which are linked to better heart health and weight maintenance. Plus, Weetabix is fortified with B vitamins and iron, while milk adds lots of nutrients.