Imagine how it must feel to have a snack between meals and not feel guilty. Calorie-dense convenience food gives you a burst of energy that eventually sputters and leaves you burned out – and HUNGRY all over again.
Next time, add this vital list to your shopping cart; 5 delicious, low-calorie foods that will keep you fuller for longer.
Popcorn: Not the butter, cheese or caramel kind, but plain salted popcorn comes to around 31 calories a cup. This makes it a great high-fibre, low-calorie snack whenever you crave something salty.
Fruits: Bursting with juicy flavour and loaded with fibre, nutrients, and good sugars, fruits are the best way to satisfy your sweet tooth. You can have it whole, in a juice or as an assorted fruit bowl.
|1 Apricot||17 Calories|
|5 Strawberries||20 Calories|
|1 Pineapple Slice||28 Calories|
|10 Grapes||35 Calories|
|½ Apple||37 Calories|
|1 Peach||38 Calories|
|½ Grapefruit||39 Calories|
|A Packet Of Raisins||42 Calories|
|10 Cherries||43 Calories|
|1 Kiwi||47 Calories|
|1 Cup, Cubed Watermelon||48 Calories|
Veggie Salads: Whenever you’re hungry, snacking on raw veggies can be a great option since they’re high in fibre, vitamins, minerals as well as taste!
|1 Slice Bell Pepper||2 Calories|
|1 Cup Fresh Spinach||7 Calories|
|1 Cup Romaine Lettuce||10 Calories|
|1 Cup Sliced Cucumber||14 Calories|
|1 Cup Steamed Cabbage||19 Calories|
|1 Tomato||22 Calories|
|5 Olives||26 Calories|
|1 Carrot||30 Calories|
|½ Cup Cooked Snow Peas||34 Calories|
|1 Cup Steamed Green Beans||40 Calories|
|1 Cup Steamed Beets||50 Calories|
Yogurt: 100 gms Yogurt is 96 calories, very low in carbs & fat, and high in protein & healthy gut bacteria. Delicious and creamy, a spoonful of yogurt is considered helpful for new beginnings – such as your resolution to a healthier way of life.
Clear Soups: Soups fill you up while providing the added goodness of veggies without racking up the calorie count. They’re a great way to cheat your mind into feeling full, which is why most diets recommend a soup at the start of your meal.
|Tomato Soup||65 Calories|
|Hot And Sour Soup||88 Calories|
|Lemon Coriander Soup||94 Calories|
|Mushroom Spinach Soup||125 Calories|
|Vegetable Soup||136 Calories|
You don’t need to deprive yourself, but there’s no need to over-indulge, either. It’s completely natural to have hunger pangs, but it’s better to satiate them with food that scores high on both taste and health! What’s good for your taste-buds, can actually be good for you.