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Is there anything better than a really good snack? Well, for a lot of people the answer is no, but what they choose to snack on may be another story.

According to SWNS Digital, a new urvey finds:

  • Americans love snacking so much, that 69% of people bring a treat with them at all times.
  • 51% of Americans say they’ll fill up on snack food instead of a balanced meal at least three times a week.
  • 60% of people prefer either a salty or sugar-filled snack.
  • The most popular snacks include:
    • Chips (56%)
    • Chocolate (55%)
    • Candy (45%)
    • Crackers (43%)
    • Pastries (42%)
    • Cookies (41%)
    • Popcorn (41%)
    • Nuts (40%)
  • Of course, snacks don’t necessarily have to be unhealthy, although they certainly are tastier.
  • 53% of people say they’d be willing to swap out an unhealthy snack for a healthier one if there were better options.

Source: SWNS Digital