12 Healthy Snacks For Women’s Weight Loss
If you still have troubles to lose some weight, maybe it’s time to make some changes in your diet and make 2018 the year you finally become the best version of yourself! A lot of people make big mistake and sacrifice snacks to cut back on calories, don’t be one of those people and stop doing that mistake!
Healthy snack are very important and you shouldn’t avoid them if you want to lose weight successfully. They keep your metabolism going through the day and that means that more fat will be burned.
Snacks are the fuel that your body needs between the meals. All you have to do is to find the right types of food that will keep your tummy full and will give you energy. Here are 12 nutritionist-approved healthy snacks that will help you to lose some extra pounds:
Raspberries, honey and Greek yogurt
This sweet and creamy combination of healthy fats, protein and fiber will keep you satisfied. The vitamin C from the raspberries will help you burn more body fats. In a ¾ cup of Greek yogurt add 1 cup of raspberries and top with ½ tablespoon of honey.
Walnuts and Grapes
If you start to feel hungry just grab a cup of grapes and a small handful of walnuts. This power snack full of sugars, healthy fats and proteins will fill you up.
Kind healthy Grains Granola Bars
These bars are full of oats, millet, quinoa, amaranth and buckwheat. All of these 5 super whole grains will lower the cholesterol and will help your body to burn more fat. These bars are also full of vitamins and come in different flavors. I love the maple and pumpkin ones.
These beans would be perfect as a snack because they are loaded with vitamins and minerals and low in calories. Maybe you didn’t know that one cup of edamame beans will fulfill one third of your daily dietary fiber and protein requirements. Also they may prevent getting a breast cancer.
Cottage Cheese with Wheat thins
A half-cup of cottage cheese and a dozen wheat thins will keep you going until the next meal. This healthy combination contains a quarter of the daily protein intake.
If you want a healthy snack high in fiber and low in fat, grab 5 kalamata olive, 3 tablespoons of hummus and a cup of thinly sliced cucumbers, it feels more like a meal.
Another great option for a low-calorie snack is the oatmeal with blueberries. The complex carbohydrates full of fiber will help you to regulate the blood sugar levels and keep you full of energy. The blueberries which are full in vitamins C will add sweetness without adding additional sugar.
Sliced bananas and peanut butter
This healthy combination is perfect for mid-morning snack. The natural sugar from the banana and the healthy fats and proteins from the peanut butter will give you a quick energy and will keep your tummy full till the next meal. Enjoy some sliced up banana with a tablespoon of peanut butter.
Sliced Apple and Cheese
This quick, easy and delicious option will help prevent weight gain. Slice one medium sized apple and grab a half-inch slice of sharp cheddar, enjoy the sweet and salty snack!
Turkey with roasted red peppers
This snack looks more like a meal but it only has 150 calories. Spread mustard on 5 slices of turkey breast and then roll up the roasted red peppers inside – so delicious!
Sliced pear and almond butter
This is one more great combination of carbs, proteins and healthy fats. Spread the almond butter on the sliced pear and sprinkle some cinnamon on the top. The cinnamon helps to stabilize the blood sugar levels.
The egg with its proteins, nutrients like vitamin D and B12 and 77 calories is great quick and easy snack that will keep you away from grabbing an unhealthy snack. The best thing is that you can prepare bunch of them and keep them in the fridge.