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Snacking Gains Popularity

Healthful snacking is becoming an accepted habit, NPD says.

New research by the NPD Group reveals that one out of five eating “occasions” is now a snack and that more consumers now view snacking as one way to improve healthy eating habits. In fact, consumers who follow the most healthful diets snack twice as often as those with less healthful diets, the research organization says.

NPD’s 2012 edition of its report, Snacking in America continues the group's ongoing examination of the snacking phenomenon in th

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