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iVillage: Ready to Lose the Baby Weight? Here's How to Get Started

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I’m Trying to Lose Weight. Why Do All the Experts Tell Me to Eat Snacks?

Why snack? Because you need energy, that's why! Regular snacks can keep your blood sugar levels relatively constant; without snacks, you may experience debilitating drops that leave you feeling light-headed and (even more) tired. "Your body is like a car," Dr. Wilder says. "It needs fuel. Going from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and then from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. without eating is simply not enough fuel for your body." So stock up on healthy snacks. Dr. Wilder -- who has three kids -- favors yogurt parfaits made with low-fat granola.

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