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Five snacks that also help you loss weight

With rising cases of lifestyle diseases like cancer, diabetes and obesity, most people are turning to healthy living and eating practices. While this has been confirmed as the best way to prevent one from falling ill, most people don’t know how to go about it.

Choosing a proper diet is very important when it comes to actualizing healthy eating goals. Feasting in snacks that are tasty yet healthy proves difficult for most. Below are some food items you can snack on for a healthy diet.

Mixed Nuts

According to healthline.com, nuts are highly nutritious and excellent for those undertaking a low-carb diet. Apart from being antioxidant powerhouses, they are also very helpful when it comes to weightloss. Nuts should however be eaten in moderation because they are calorie dense.

Bananas

Bananas are probably the cheapest and most accessible snack. They are full of potassium, fiber and vitamin C and are very filling. They also contain good carbohydrates that supports both weight loss and weight maintenance.

Dark Chocolate

American media station CBS News has listed Dark Chocolate as a super food. A nibble of dark chocolate here and there can slow down digestion so you feel full longer and eat less at your next meal. It also plays a role in aiding your metabolism to burn fat.

Popcorn

Snacking on popcorn is a good idea especially if you are trying to lose some weight. This delicious treat is high on fibre, low on calories and contain antioxidant properties. It also helps in energizing your body until you have your next meal.

Yoghurt

Wellness magazine Your Body and Soul lists Yoghurt as the ultimate super food. It is known to be rich in calcium, protein and Vitamin B2. It is also easily digested and helps in cleaning up the colon.

 

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