Jerky, jello, jicama and juice pops are all examples of snacks that start with the letter "J." Jasmine rice is also good as a snack because it is very filling and has a lot of fiber per serving.Continue Reading
Jicama is a round vegetable that is part of the bean family. It is a starchy root that can be eaten raw or cooked. Jicama is low in calories and high in fiber and antioxidants, making it a very desirable snack, particularly for weight-loss. Jicama also has important minerals, such as magnesium and iron.
Jerky is high in protein and conveniently packaged, making it a great snack for between meals. Some jerky can be high in sodium, but there are products available that have less sodium and are chemical free. Most people are familiar with beef jerky, but there are other types of meat jerky too, including ostrich and buffalo jerky.
Jasmine rice is a more hearty food that can make a very good snack. Jasmine rice has a high content of fiber, aiding in digestion and in keeping away hunger. Jasmine rice also contains good carbohydrates, which produces energy in the body. Jasmine rice also provides a good source of iron and niacin, two essential nutrients.
Juice pops can be very sugary, offering little to no nutritional value. However, some companies make healthy juice pops that are made with real fruits and vegetables, no preservatives and no added sugars. These healthier juice pops can make great snacks, especially during the summer.Learn more about Food Facts
Some of the snacks that begin with the letter "E" are eclairs with pastry cream and maple espresso glaze, elote and egg salad carbonara. Elote is a Mexican snack.Full Answer >
Based on the NHS Choices website, some examples of starchy foods are rice, pasta, oats, barley, potato, cereal and bread. The American Diabetes Association provides a list of starchy vegetables that includes parsnip, pumpkin, butternut squash, acorn squash, green peas, plantain, and corn.Full Answer >
Oatmeal is an example of a functional food because it has soluble fiber. The fiber is beneficial for lowering cholesterol. Nuts are a functional foods, as they are high in protein and balance blood sugar. Fortified foods are also functional foods, such as orange juice that has been enhanced with calcium. Some foods, like breakfast cereals and yogurt, are fortified to make them more beneficial for the body.Full Answer >
Examples of "go foods" include frozen broccoli, raw apples, whole grain tortillas, brown rice, skim milk, canned tuna in water, vinegar, mustard, fat-free mayonnaise and bottled water. The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, which is a division of the National Institutes of Health, has created a list of go foods, slow foods and whoa foods for children.Full Answer >