For active people, snacking between meals is often no problem at all. In fact, it may be the best thing you can do to ward off extreme hunger at meal time. Feeling over hungry just before a meal can lead to eating too quickly and eating too much. If you are dining out in a famished state, you may order more food than you really need and your choices may be loaded with calories, sugar and unhealthy fat. To prevent the sometimes vicious cycle of over hunger and over eating at meals, consider these tips for snacking.