We all love to snack, but the idea is to choose healthy snacks instead of snacks high in fat, calories and bad carbs. Here are some suggestions on healthy snacks you can choose.
Snacking on healthy foods can some times be a challenge, especially when you see on TV pictures of all kinds of fattening, high calorie snacks. When you feel that urge to have an in-between-meal snack, choose snack that are healthy for you and good for your health. It is okay to treat yourself once in awhile with a snack you really like, but mainly stick to healthy snacks that your body can use for energy.
Choose low calorie foods, high protein snacks, snacks low in sugar. Don’t be tempted by the smells in the grocery stores or restaurants. They may smell good, but if you snack on this type of food every day, you and your body will pay in the long run.
Following is a list of wonderful, healthy, great tasting snacks!
Celery sticks with peanut butter on lite cream cheese.
Nice juicy apple.
Whole wheat toast with peanut butter or lite cream cheese.
Fruit smoothie, made with real fruit and low fat plain yogurt.
Blue chips with hummus dip.
Veggies and low cal dip.
Handful of almonds
Chew a piece of sugar free gum, may tame your sweet tooth.
Foods high in fiber
Watermelon, honeydew, cantaloupe wedges.
The list can go on and on, the point is choose those snacks that you know are healthy for you. You will be surprised how tasty healthy snacks can be. Once you start eating like this, high calorie sugary foods will taste bad to you. Try it for a week and see, you will love snacking on healthy foods.