You know, when you’re trying to lose weight, starving yourself is not the best option available, and if you’re like me, you like to snack on food during the course of the day. I like to snack all day long. Of course, that could be part of the reason why I’m now trying to lose weight.
So I went on a search to find out what are the best snacks to eat when you’re trying to lose weight and I’ve made a list of them that I’m going to share with you right now. Here’s what I found:
Snack #1 – Canned tuna fish or even canned salmon. It’s a snack in a can and it has very few calories and is very high in protein. You can even spruce it up a bit with some low fat mayo or salad dressing for some extra flavor or eat right from your can.
Snack #2 – Cottage cheese. A lot of dieters like cottage cheese as a breakfast food, but it also makes a great snack as well.
Snack #3 – Peanut butter. Peanut butter is a healthy, filling snack that can make you feel full for several hours. A lot of dieters spread some peanut butter on their favorite light bread and find that to be a very satisfying snack.
Snack #4 – Fat-free plain yogurt. Not only is yogurt a great snack by itself, but it can also be a great alternative to mayo in some dishes, especially salads that call for a lot of mayo. Give yogurt a try for your next salad and taste the difference.
Snack #5 – Energy bars. Energy bars are a great way to have a controlled amount of fats and calories as well as fix your sweet tooth at the same time. For a lot of dieters, this is the only time they can get their chocolate fix and not feel guilty about it!
Snack #6 – Celery. Yes, celery! Anyone that snack on celery use more calories to eat celery than what celery actually contains! Isn’t that cool? I love to dip some celery into peanut butter or even low fat dressing and guiltlessly snack away to my heart’s content.
Snack #7 – Carrots. Especially baby carrots! Carrots are very low in calories and are another great source for fiber as well. I really like to dip them in some low fat ranch dressing and snack away!
Snack #8 – Dried fruit. I like to grab a bag of dried fruit and snack on that as a mid morning snack or even an afternoon snack. And with a variety bag, there’s always something different to snack on!
Snack #9 – Fat-free Cool Whip. I love this snack! It’s a great way to basically replace ice cream in your life and still get your ice cream fix in a different way! I especially like to mix it up with some fresh or frozen fruit because both fat-free Cool Whip and fruit are low in calories. One of my favorite ways to satisfy my sweet tooth!
And last but not least…
Snack #10 – Fruit, canned or fresh! One of my favorite fruit snacks is canned pineapple chunks. I like to put in the fridge for several hours or overnight and open it up and snack right from the can. You can do this with any of your favorite canned fruits or fruit medleys.
There you go, folks! Ten tasty, satisfying ideas for snack foods that will help you lose weight. All that you have to do is head to the grocery store, drop them in the basket and bring them home to enjoy!
This article entitled ” Dieting and Weight Loss – Top 10 Snacks For Losing Weight” is not medical advice. It should not be used as or substituted as medical advice from a medical professional. This article is for informational purposes only.