Top 10 Snacks for Weight Loss
You can adapt these snacks to suit whatever lifestyle you may lead. Whether you're always on the go, have multiple mouths to feed, work the night shift, it CAN be done!
- Always keep in mind that a balanced, MAINTAINABLE diet is SO important.
- That balance, which means not restricting yourself excessive is also so important.
When moderation and balance meet, you'll learn that being healthy and weight loss is not about restriction.
You'll come to realise that the best kind of health and fitness journey, is the kind you enjoy.
- Salt, pepper and avocado
- Peanut butter, banana and cinnamon
- Cottage cheese, cucumber and turkey
- Blueberries, greek yoghurt and honey
It also stops cravings throughout the day and provides you with energy and all the important daily nutrients your body needs.
Studies show that a protein rich food source like Greek yoghurt combined with a carbohydrate source like fruit is the ideal type of fuel to consume before breaking a sweat.
You can have these any time of day and make it savoury or sweet!
Eating a balanced diet with adequate fibre each day will help with digestion, keeping bowel movements regular, less bloating, weight loss and many health reasons.
Always keep in mind as well that the more whole the food and less processed it is, the better it is!
If you have issues with losing weight, a sluggish metabolism, low energy or fatigue, poor concentration and even mood swings - these are signs of a possible protein deficiency!
Springwater tuna cans are an amazing go-to snack that'll give you a hit of protein and essential omega-3 fatty acids.
I'm sure you've heard about the numerous benefits dark chocolate provides.
Antioxidants, improved blood flow, lower blood pressure... there's something about dark chocolate that does your body good!
To do it one step better, you can get yourself some cacao nibs or cacao-based chocolates that are delicious and contain amazing nutritional benefits.
Because the most common kinds of popcorn are found already doused in butter and salt at the cinemas, we often don't associate it with health.
Popcorn is in fact, a whole grain food full of fibre.
Sometimes you just get in those moods where you want something to snack on.
With only 31 calories per cup of stove top prepared popcorn, it makes for a great alternative to chips.
Studies even show that 15 calories worth of popcorn is as filling as 150 calories worth of potato chips!
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