7 Best Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss

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Yogurt

Yogurt is produced by the process of milk fermentation with the help of the bacteria known as Yogurt Cultures. It is full of proteins, riboflavin, calcium, vitamin B6 and B12. By taking 18 ounces daily you may drop a jeans size. It aids in digestion and boosts* your immune system.

Fruits

Fruits are healthy snack for fulfilling your sweet tooth. They are packed with antioxidants, natural vitamins, minerals and phyto-nutrients. They are lower in calories and a source of plain sugar and fiber that are important for optimizing our health.

Nuts

Nuts are full of energy and nutrition. They are wonderful source of monounsaturated fatty acids including oleic and palmitoleic acids that helps to lower bad cholesterol. You can enjoy them any time and whenever you want.

Skim Milk

Skim milk offers an abundant source of protein, providing 8 .3 grams of protein per cup. The body requires protein for its amino acids. Skim milk carries a source of calcium. Some tissues in the body — including the muscles, pancreas and nerves require minimal gains of calcium to do well. Drinking a cup of skim milk raises your calcium by 299 milligrams, giving 30 % of your daily calcium needs, according to a research.

Vegetable Soups

According to the studies when diners take a low-calorie vegetable soup they consume up to 20% lesser amount of calories at a meal. Vegetable soup is best because of their stimulating health qualities. Soups are good because they help to restore the necessary water balance that helps to keep our blood pressure and salt content under control.

Lean Meat

Lean meat in your diet is essential for major weight reduction*. Lean meats contain proteins in it. Per gram, protein includes merely 4 calories. Conversely, fats hold approximately 9 calories per gram. This implies that when eating lean meats, you are acquiring a relatively low-calorie meal.

Grape Tomatoes

Implementing 5 or 6 grape tomatoes that means 3 ounces in the salad during your lunchtime provides a nominal 20 calories. Grape tomatoes are rich in excellent fiber. It helps your intestinal tract to drive out waste materials. They give you bowel movements and keep you regular.

Conclusion

All these healthy snacks keep you full for a longer time without storing excess fat in your body. In fact you lose* weight instantly by including them in your diet.

7 Best Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss

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Expert Author : Kathy Mitchell (Consumer Health Digest)

Kathy Mitchell is a journalist and web content specialist covering a range of health topics, from breaking health news and fitness to health issues and regulation of pharmaceuticals, medical devices and nutrition.