Top 10 Healthy Snacks
Sometimes life can be too hectic to sit down for proper meals, and you just need to grab something on the go quickly, but instead of reaching for a bag of chips or a chocolate bar there are lots of delicious healthy snacks out there. Check out the Top 10 Healthy Snacks!
Fruits are the original snack!
Nuts are a great source of essential fatty acids
Steer clear of chips if there are healthy options
No.10: Sunflower Seeds
Whether you choose to get eat them plain, salted or spiced, sunflower seeds are great for you and feel good when you crack the shell and get to the tasty seed.
No.9: Cheese and Crackers
Who doesn’t love cheese? Besides being delicious, cheese is a quick source of protein and paired with crackers is an easy, low fat snack.
Popcorn from the movie theater drenched in butter and covered with flavoring isn’t great for you, but when you make popcorn at home and just add a little salt or butter it’s a fantastic light snack.
No.7: Celery Sticks
Crunching on celery sticks is great alternative to other not so healthy crunchy snacks (like chips.)
Nuts are a good source of heart healthy fats and can be filling and nutritious. Peanuts, cashews, pecans, take your pick!
No.5: Apple Chips
They’re not always easy to find, but most health food stores stick these sweet treats in chip form, or if you have dehydrator at home you can make them yourself!
No.4: Granola Bars
Granola bars are a favorite even with people who couldn’t care less about health. They’re all about eating on the go!
No.3: Trail Mix
You can buy trail mix or make your own with nuts, dried fruit, granola and even a little bit of candy (like Smarties) to liven up these natural nibbles.
Yoghurt has bacteria in it – the good kind! It’s great for digestion and is also a healthy source of fats and calcium.
Before there were chips and chocolate, there was fruit. Fruit is the original food on the go, it’s easy to transport and is quick source or energy. So grab an apple next time you’re running out the door!
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