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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.

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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

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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

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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

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Instead of candy…

Try: Cocoa

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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Originally Published in Reader's Digest