. . . If you’re not careful, the snacking never stops. Unless you pick the right snack, that is — something tasty enough to quell your cravings and satisfying enough to keep you from coming back for more.
The key may be protein. In a 2012 study, University of Missouri researchers found that among healthy women, those who ate a high-protein snack (defined as one containing 24 grams of the good stuff) felt full for longer than women who ate medium- or low-protein snacks.