I know that most people want to shed those nasty extra pounds and want a toned body. The problem is how can you change the habit of constantly munching on something? Some people have a really huge appetite and so they end up eating junk food to suffice the hunger. If you snack on junk food, how will you ever be able to lose weight?
It has always been said before that you can eat up to six times a day but it needs to be healthy and nutritious. I am here to help out with a huge appetite by listing down foods that are both healthy and filling. Don’t worry it is an exciting list of foods and not boring stuff. ( but don’t expect leftover Halloween candy and chips as a health snack)
The list begins with yummy snacks as I had promised! Dark chocolate can be a bit bitter but is a great snack. According to a study eating as well as smelling the dark chocolate can make you feel full. So those in between meals hunger pangs can be put to rest with dark chocolate. They are healthy too. So there is no harm in eating it in moderation.
Apples tend to keep a person full because of the fiber and pectin content in it. It fills up your stomach and is great post work out meal. So it can keep hunger pangs away along with keeping a doctor away! And this is something definitely healthy with lots of nutrients, vitamins and minerals. Edwards Apple Orchard is still open threw the end of the month so you can even go pick your own apples just stay away from those cider donuts.
Sweet potatoes contain complex carbohydrates that give a feeling of fullness along with energy. It is known to fight fatigue. Sweet potatoes are among the richest sources of vitamin A. Sweet potatoes have potassium that nourishes the nervous and muscular systems. It is known to be a super food for athletes. So those of you planning to run a marathon will find eating sweet potatoes useful. It supports the body’s metabolism also. Just boil sweet potatoes, peel them, add black salt and a dash of lemon juice and voila!
I have seen a lot of fitness enthusiasts having green tea every day as it has a lot of anti-oxidants. It tends to stabilize blood sugar in the body and so your hunger remains stable too. There are a plethora of benefits of green tea. It plays major roles in prevention of cancer, heart disease, arthritis and Alzheimer’s disease. It is known to have anti-aging properties. It also helps in weight loss as it burns fat and boosts metabolism rate.
I started drinking milk just from last year. A little late I know! It is a very rich source of protein, calcium and vitamins A and D. But are you aware that milk keeps hunger pangs at bay? It will reduce your urge to eat junk food. It is especially beneficial for women.
You can enjoy them as snacks in between meals because they have healthy fat in them. So, you would not pile on the pounds and also be full for a few hours. Moreover winter is approaching so you can have these to keep you warm.
This fruit is so easy to carry around and is a wonderful snack when you are on the go. Eating it as a pre work-out meal gives an energy punch and maintains blood sugar.