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Guilt-free soccer snacks

WORLD Cup fans will feast on watching the finest and fittest soccer players – while ruining their own waistlines. Try to stick to these eight healthy snacking tips to ensure your diet is match fit.

* Ditch mayonnaise for reduced-fat hummus and spicy salsa.

* Lay out some fruit with a spoonful of low-fat yoghurt.

* Dried fruit is a healthy choice, containing fibre and vitamins.

* Homemade air-popped, plain popcorn, which contains fibre.

* Unsalted nuts are high in fibre, rich in vitamins and minerals.

* Make a quick smoothie in a blender using your favourite fruits.

* The World Cup is a good excuse to fire up the barbecue. Choose cuts of meat that are low in saturated fat and salt. Read our tips on barbecue safety.

* Football and beer go hand-in-hand but it's easy to lose count of how many pints you've had.

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