Uses and abuses of snack foods in child health.

  title={Uses and abuses of snack foods in child health.},
  author={Charlotte M Wright},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood. Education and practice edition},
  volume={102 6},
Snack foods, though regarded as unhealthy, are widely eaten by children, particularly those with eating and feeding difficulties. This article outlines the ways in which paediatricians have traditionally made use of snack foods as incentives and then reviews the key nutritional and practical characteristics of commonly eaten snack foods, to allow… CONTINUE READING