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25 Healthy Snacks For Weight Loss

“What’s a good snack for weight loss?”

I get asked this question all the time. There’s so much information out there, much of it conflicting. There are too many choices and too many people saying different things. In hopes of bringing clarity and reducing the amount of donuts consumed per capita, I’ve created a list of 25 healthy snacks. I’ve also put the snacks into categories based on your food preferences. Enjoy!

25 Healthy Snacks for everyone

If you like nut butter:
1. 1 medium apple, 1 tbsp natural peanut butter
2. 1tbsp peanut butter, 1 slice whole grain bread
3. 5 celery stalks, 1 spoonful almond butter
4. 1 sliced banana, 1 tbsp cashew butter
5. 4 whole grain crackers, 1 tbsp almond butter

If you eat dairy:
6. 1 cup chocolate milk, 1 apple
7. 1 stick string cheese, 1 orange
8. 1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese topped with berries
9. 1 oz parmesan cheese, 3 slices mini pumpernickel bread
10. 1 cup greek yogurt, 1/2 banana

If you need more vegetables:
11. 1 cup vegetable sticks, 1 hard boiled egg
12. 1 sliced tomato, 1 oz cream cheese
13. 1 cup raw broccoli, 1/4 cup hummus
14. 1 1/2 cups of beet, carrot, kale pressed juice
15. 1 1/2 cups cucumbers with vinegar, 1 tbsp shredded nuts

If you like fruit:
16. 1 grapefruit, 1 hard-boiled egg
17. 1 apple, 1 slice chicken breast
18. 1 banana, 7 almonds
19. 1 pear, 1/2 cup tuna
20. 1 cup mandarin oranges, 2 tbsp chopped walnuts

If you love everything:
21. 1 cup grapes, 1/4 cup nuts
22. 1 strawberry smoothie with coconut milk
23. 2 cups air popped corn, top with garlic & rosemary
24. 1 cup shrimp cocktail, 1 small orange
25. 1/2 cup edamame, 1/4 avocado

Note: Serving sizes are for women or anyone trying to lose weight. Athletes and men should consume more calories.

Things to remember:
1. Consume no more than three snacks a day. Wine is not a snack.
2. Hummus, peanut butter, and avocado are healthy. But consumed in excess, they can affect your weight loss goals because of the high caloric content.
3. Take one cookie from the plate then walk far, far way.

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