Movie Plans? 9 Hacks for Your Snacks

How to cut down on that extra sugar, salt and fat

9 Tips for Healthier Munching at the Movies (Infographic)

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Eating at the movies can be hazardous for your health. “Movie theater sizes exceed recommended servings (by a lot!) and are typically full of sodium, sugar and fat,” says dietitian Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD.

A large buttered popcorn has 1,200 calories, extra salt, and saturated fat in the butter. A box of Snowcaps® has sugar plus saturated fat (in the chocolate).

Your best strategy? Snack at home before you leave. Failing that, try to adopt some of the new habits outlined above.

Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD

Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD

Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD, is a registered dietitian and Outpatient Nutrition Manager in the Center for Human Nutrition.
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