They say that what you eat between meals matters more than you think, so you should really be careful in choosing your snacks. Most of the snacks we love are adding too many calories and too few nutrients to our diets.
The next time you reach for a snack, make sure you grab something that’s packed with nutrients and will not add more to your weight. Below are 10 healthy food swaps you can enjoy without the guilt.
Nuts are packed with heart-healthy fats, protein, and disease-fighting vitamins and minerals.
Sweet and tangy, the tamarind fruit contains many volatile phytochemicals such as limonene, geraniol, safrole, cinnamic acid, methyl salicylate, pyrazine and alkylthiazoles. It helps protect the body from harmful free radicals.
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Yogurt is loaded with vitamins and give you flat abs. A cup of yogurt a day can help you recover faster after a workout and it also believed to prevent high blood pressure.
Quinoa is a super food, dubbed so by nutritionists and doctors for its plethora of health benefits. It is a complete protein containing all nine essential amino acids.
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Chia? seeds are among the healthiest foods on the planet. They are loaded with nutrients that can have important benefits for your body and brain.
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Not a fan of strawberries? You should be. Considered a superfood, these jewels are rich in nutrients and packed with antioxidants (like vitamin C). Strawberries offer a wide range of health benefits.
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Peaches are low in calories and contain no saturated fats. Nonetheless, they contain numerous health promoting antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.
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Cheese contains a host of nutrients like calcium, protein, phosphorus, zinc, vitamin A and vitamin B12. Calcium is one of the nutrients most likely to be lacking in the American diet.
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Seaweed may look like slimy spinach, but this dense green or brown sea vegetable is high in nutrients and packs a variety of health benefits such as egulating and purifying our blood.
Sea Crunchy – Sea Crunchy Healthy Seaweed Snack with Teriyaki Flavor, 0.35 Ounce (Pack of 12) – $21.40, 7.58 shipping – Available at Amazon.com
Your Weigh – Athena Greek Yogurt Nutrition Bars – Delicious Apple Healthy Snack Bars Packed With 10g Of Protein, Antioxidants And Probiotics – $28.98, Free shipping – Available at Amazon.com Marketplace
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