It happens to about 10 hours and again at around 3 pm – the stomach begins to growl, and you have the munchies. What are some office snacks that are low in fat, but even that will satisfy you until your next meal?
Fruit snacks are a good choice – it is sweet and low in calories. Add a little ‘of protein, as a dipping sauce, peanut butter, to make "stick to your ribs" of fruit and stay with you longer. Fat-free yogurt is another good choice for dipping fruit. Bananas, apples, oranges, clementines, grapes, strawberries, blueberries, peaches – pick your favorite fruit and make a few pieces in the office every day. Storing a kitchen knife or other tools you’ll need to enter the fruit easily. Want to make it easier to eat the fruit as it is split open a bag of biscuits.
Nuts is the latest craze healthy snacks, and with good reason: they are full of healthy omega-3 fatty acids that are great for you, and satisfy your appetite. Nuts are not low-fat if you eat large quantities, so the control portion practice. You have your choice of variety, ranging from peanuts and almonds or cashews, macadamia nuts. Take a little ‘nutty during snack!
Veggies are healthy and low fat. Their biggest disadvantage is that as a snack often require some preparation beforehand. Who wants to peel vegetables when you can rip open a candy bar? The key is to prepare the vegetables ahead of time in the office and bring them with you so they are easy to access when hunger calls.
Bring a bag of baby carrots in the refrigerator to store office. Cut into sticks of celery and bring a jar of peanut butter to jazz it up.
Crackers, popcorn, rice cakes
Chosen wisely, crackers can be a choice of filling and healthy snack. It ‘s true that many crackers are full of fat and calories. However, there are new varieties available that are made with whole grains and fewer calories. Bring a package of tuna or a piece of low-fat cheese to top crackers. The added bit of protein will help satisfy your hunger.
Popcorn (no butter, please – seasoned with spices to flavor) is another easy-to-eat snack that is low in fat. Rice cakes to satisfy the best when you want a carb type snack, and come in a variety of flavors.
Everyone wants a snack handy, and for this 100-calorie packs were invented. Buy a few boxes of your favorite varieties of these snacks and keep them in a desk drawer. The beauty of these is the portion control: Each package contains just 100 calories. Be aware, however, that 100 calories does not translate into a lot of food!
Snack wisely. Your body will appreciate it, and you’ll be happy to have saved more calories than you eat meals later.
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