4 Healthy Snacks For Weight Loss
According to The Digest Diet, the secret behind healthy snacks: Eat foods packed with fat releasing nutrients to help your body lose weight quickly.
By Lauren Gelman from Reader's Digest Magazine | May 2012
Instead of cheesy crackers...
Try: Ricotta Boats.
Cut a bell pepper into quarters, top each with 2 tablespoons of fat-free ricotta cheese and some black pepper.
Fat Releasers: Vitamin C, calcium, spices
Reader's Digest Magazine
Instead of an energy bar...
Try: PB & Crackers
Two teaspoons of natural peanut butter and 2 whole-grain crackers; serve with ½ cup of fat-free milk.
Fat Releasers: Fiber, resveratrol, healthy fats, protein
Instead of beef jerky...
Try: Cheesy Roll-Up
One reduced-fat mozzarella stick rolled up in 2 large, crunchy romaine lettuce leaves
Fat Releasers: Fiber, calcium, vitamin C
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Instead of trail mix or potato chips...
Try: Mixed Munchies
One mini cheese, 10 baby carrots, 8 almonds
Fat Releasers: Calcium, protein, fiber, healthy fats, vitamin C
Photo: Lisa Shin
Instead of candy...
One of 13 fat releasing foods included on The Digest Diet, cocoa contains high levels of antioxidants and boasts other benefits. See all 13 fat releasing foods »
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