Chew on this: ALL YOU editors nibbled on 151 chips, treats, bars, dips, and dunakables in search of snacks that are tasty, portable, and more healthy than junky. Caution: Don't read while hungry! Plus: See the Winners From Last Year's Taste Test »
Each of our winners had to meet the following criteria.
- Fewer than 250 calories per serving
- 0 grams of trans fat per serving
- 480 milligrams of sodium or less per serving
- At least 8 percent of the recommended daily requirement of at least one significant nutrient—such as fiber, iron, protein or vitamin C—per serving
- No high-fructose corn syrup, fake sweeteners or lots of added sugar
- No partially hydrogenated oils or anything that sounds like part of a science project