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snack off (of) something

to eat food, bit by bit, in little snacks. (Of is usually retained before pronouns.) Please don't snack off the turkey so we can get another meal out of it. Who has been snacking off of last night's roast beef?
See also: off, snack

snack on

To eat something as a snack: One way to lose weight is to snack on carrots instead of junk food.
See also: on, snack
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Explore Report Description, TOC of Global Savory Snacks Market : https://www.
In terms of the meal boxes, Shape Up has healthy ingredients, but should not be eaten as a snack it's a meal.
According to a recent study about snacking habits from market research company Lab42, 86% of people who self-identify as "healthy snackers" said they snack to help lose or maintain their weight.
The snack bar contained crispy jasmine rice at 25% levels, 15% fried small anchovy, 10% peanut and 50% binders.
Fruit and veg are an affordable snack especially if you buy in season.
In response to concerns about obesity and Americans' unhealthful eating habits, Sodexho, a major supplier of vending machines in the United States, recently launched its ``Your Health, Your Way on the Go'' snack line.
It was also hypothesized that handheld, highly spiced or sweetened snacks would be successfully consumed by this population for a variety of reasons: (1) residents' self-feeding leads to their increased awareness of food; (2) snacks based on residents' preferences (e.
Snack-a-Jacks are ideal for the lunchtime sandwich market offering consumers a healthier alternative to many snacks and biscuits.
The actual data, derived from Food and Nutrient Intakes of Children, 1994-96, 1998, indicates that kids are eating approximately 12 to 14 grains of the listed snack foods, roughly equivalent to 60 calories or 3 to 5 percent of calories in a daily diet comprising 2,200 calories.
Low-fat sweets don't clog your arteries like fatty snack cakes do.
It's not surprising that each one-ounce Rap Snacks bag carries a printed message, such as "Stay in School," "Education is Knowledge," "Stop the Violence" and "Realize Your Dream.
Growth in the snack foods industry will be due to busy lifestyles and new advances in packaging, flavorings, and an increasing range of convenience foods.
Fresh fruit is not only the top snack food consumed in America, it is also one of the fastest growing, according to new snacking research from The NPD Group, Port Washington, which found that growing concerns about health and eating right are contributors to the increasing popularity of fruit as a snack.