Despite our best efforts and diet conscious approach and awareness we are prone to unhealthy snacking and it is one of the biggest cravings and toughest temptations to ward Off.
Promagzine brings to you a list of healthy snacks that help satisfy your craving without adding calories.
Mixed nuts are considered the ideal snack as they are very nutritious. They lower the risk of heart diseases, cancers, depression and many other illnesses. They are easy to carry and can be carried along whenever you have the hunger pangs or craving for snacks. They are a healthy source of protein, fat and fiber and provide a good mix of it.
Greek Yoghurt and mixed berries.
This is a nutrient dense snack. A concoction of plain Greek yoghurt and berries makes a very delicious snack too. It is a rich source of calcium, and potassium and is also high in protein. Berries are the best source of antioxidants.
Peanut butter with apple slices.
This is fantastic in taste and a source of high fiber and polyphenol antioxidants that are beneficial for gut health and lower the risk of heart diseases. Peanut butter has good cholesterol and reduces bad cholesterol and triglycerides.
Cottage cheese with cinnamon and flax seeds.
All these three things together have a great health benefit. Benefits of protein, weight loss, blood sugar control, reduced risk of breast cancer, good gut health are some of the positives. It also gives you a feeling of fulness.
Celery sticks with cream cheese.
This is a low carb snack and is very filling. It eliminates food cravings which lead to weight loss. Celery is known for its antioxidant property that reduces inflammation and helps in the prevention of cancer.
So, the next time you have a snack craving go for these guilt free weight loss, healthy options – Happy Snacking!