Health Tip: Let Kids Dip Into Lunch

Pack crackers and veggies with dip

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(HealthDay News) -- Are your kids getting bored with lunch? Let them take a dip with some healthy foods that are also fun to eat.

The American Heart Association suggests:

  • Sliced pears or apples dipped in plain, low-fat yogurt or some peanut butter.
  • Sweet pepper slices, celery or carrots dipped in fresh salsa, hummus or a homemade bean dip.
  • Sliced, grilled tofu or low-sodium, whole-grain crackers dipped in homemade soup.

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