Top healthy snacks for weight loss


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Snacks are small portions of food that are taken between main meals. It plays an important role in our daily diet, so it should be healthy and contain vitamins, minerals, and EFA’s that is lacking in our main meals. Healthy snacks should be complete and balanced. A healthy snack needs to be chosen to keep us energized during our main meal gap. If we wisely choose snacks we can achieve weight loss easily.

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Top healthy snacks for weight loss

  1. 1. Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss
  2. 2. Air-Popped Popcorn Popcorn is a whole grain that is low in calories and rich in dietary fiber. So it will suppress hunger pangs between main meals also helps in weight loss.
  3. 3. An Apple and Skimmed Milk It’s a fruit and protein combination. Apple contain enough calorie and dietary fiber and milk contains protein . It will keep away your cravings for a longer period.
  4. 4. Banana Banana contains carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and fiber. So it’s a complete and nutritious food. It is rich in fiber and have a low Glycemic Index (GI) and keep you full for a longer period.
  5. 5. Fruit and Nut Mix up High fiber content and slow digestion of fruit and nuts plays key role in weight loss.
  6. 6. Oatmeal Oats are not only helps in weight loss but also avoid the danger of heart attack and heart disease.
  7. 7. Smoothies While making smoothies choose ingredients that must increase your metabolism like nondairy milks like soy or almond milks and healthy fats containing seeds or nuts.
  8. 8. Whole Grain Cereal Based Snack Whole grain cereals are rich source of many essential vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and both soluble and insoluble fiber, so whole grain cereal based snacks are healthy also helps in weight loss too.
  9. 9. Non-fat Yogurt with berries Yogurt is a source of protein, vitamins and minerals and berries are rich source of fiber. Thus the combination of both suppresses hunger for a longer period and improves metabolism and helps in weight loss efforts.
  10. 10. Tips While Choosing Healthy Snacks For Weight Loss  Choose low calorie, low fat and low sugar snacks.  Balance snacks with carbohydrates, some proteins and fats like monounsaturated fats and omega-3 fatty acids. It will take longer to digest and keep away starving.  Choose snacks with high in fiber especially soluble fiber and nutrients.  Choose the least processed foods.  Keep snacking every 2.30 or 3 hour interval, this will keep blood sugar level steady.
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