The importance of a balanced meal also includes a healthy snack, according to the nutritional needs of everyone. The collation must be so healthy and in small portions, it does not replace a main meal, it is advisable to eat foods low in fat, sugar and salt, and high in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fiber. Rich, funny, original, but most of all healthy. So are the snacks that we present below.
Cookies and Cream to Spread
Prefers cereal biscuits integers. If they are salted, choose the integrals, or containing flaxseed or oats. If you can, dare to prepare your own oatmeal cookies. For cream dips or spreads, is a good choice to use chickpea puree or humus, versions on the market rich, nutritious sesame seeds and sunflower seeds.
Dried fruits and nuts
They’re great as a snack. Purchase prunes, blueberries, apples, pears or dried peaches, walnuts and roasted peanuts too, and mix in an airtight container so you can have a handful of this mixture when you are hungry. There are even mixtures of roasted corn, dried beans or chickpeas, which usually sell even when lightly seasoned, are nutritious and much better than eating some candy or snack.
Fruits are our main allies to maintain a healthy and balanced diet, are perfect as a snack, as well as being rich in natural nutrients and highly beneficial to health, represent an easy and accessible when carrying the collation to work, college or at home. Prefer fresh fruits of the season, and remember that it is the collation, portions should be moderate.
Habits to avoid overweight
If you see substantial weight gain, you must go to a nutritionist, to determine the cause of weight gain. If it is not a physical disorder, could be due to a poor diet or lack of physical activity.
Adopting good habits is the solution. Plan meals, selecting more fruits and vegetables and fewer canned and processed food, walk more, use the car only indispensable, eat slowly, without haste, turn off the TV while eating either alone or with family, controls the portions, limits snacks and chips. All you acquire healthy habits will be reflected in your weight and therefore your quality of life.