Tips for a Healthier Super Bowl Sunday

We've made over some Super Bowl staples for healthier snacking

Healthy snacking tips for Superbowl Sunday
Most people tend to overeat on Superbowl Sunday.

Updated Jan 30, 2018 @ 11:55 am

The average “armchair quarterback” will consume nearly 1,200 calories and 50 grams of fat from Superbowl snacks, says Phil Lempert, aka the Supermarket Guru, who offers up some tips for managing game-day indulgences. Example: serve baked whole wheat pita slices in place of store bought chips, and be sure to have plenty of veggies on hand. If you tend to overeat in group settings, take steps to help yourself out: ask a buddy at the party to help keep you accountable, and/or contribute a couple of healthy snacks to the mix to help minimize temptation.

Here are some recipe ideas:

If going out (or ordering in) is more your style, check out our guides to Superbowl Sunday in Manhattan, Brooklyn and LA, featuring better-for-you game day eats (dine-in and take-out/delivery options included).

Personally, I’ll be spending Super Bowl Sunday watching the Puppy Bowl and ignoring all the football-related tweets in my Twitter feed. How do you plan to spend the day?