5 Healthy Snacks to Keep You Full and Happy


1. Nonfat Greek yogurt

Nonfat Greek yogurt is rich in protein, which helps you keep feel full for a longer duration of time. This snack is extremely beneficial for your body and can save you from various diseases. A serving about 5 ounces of Greek yogurt contains 15 – 24 grams of protein. This snack is good if you are trying to lose your weight and are having high blood pressure related problems.

A serving about 5 ounces of Greek yogurt contains 80 calories, 6 grams carbohydrates, and 0 grams fat.


2. Oatmeal

You might have heard that you should eat oatmeal only for breakfast. Well, this concept is wrong, you can have this meal whenever you want to.  Oats are very rich in soluble fiber, and people who are having diabetes and heart disease should always eat it. The soluble fiber present in oats helps in absorbing cholesterol and blood glucose from our body.

According to recent studies, eating foods that are high in fiber are connected to a lower risk of getting type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and weight gain.

Do not add any flavor especially sugar in your oatmeal. You can add natural containing sugar such as syrup or honey.

Oatmeal contains about 88 calories, 25 grams carbohydrates, and 1.9 grams fat.

3. Pistachios

Pistachios are low in carbohydrates and rich in monounsaturated fatty acids, which makes it an excellent food for one of the healthiest food you can find in the store. This can also lower your bad cholesterol levels.

One handful serving of 1 ounce of pistachios contains about 160 calories, 7.9 grams carbohydrates, and 13.1 grams fat.

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4. Low-fat cheese stick and a fresh fruit

When you are getting late to go into the office and want to grab an easy go-to snack, this is one of the best options for you. It is a good source of calcium and vitamin C, and also contains 8 grams of protein and 4 grams of fiber. Due to its richness in protein and healthy fat, it is considered as a great snack for your health.

One low-fat cheese stick and 1 cup of fresh fruit contain 110 calories, 5 grams fat, and 12.7 grams carbohydrates.


5. Bean dip with veggies

Beans (such as kidney beans, navy beans, and chickpeas, also called garbanzo beans), are filled with fiber and protein, this also helps in keeping your blood sugar level under control.

Take a 1/2 cup of any type of beans and 2 ounces of chicken broth, then grind it into a food processor to make a healthy bean dip. Now add some raw vegetables in it and enjoy this food. You can add spinach, carrot, onion, red peppers, or any raw food which you will enjoy.

One serving of this dish contains 85 calories, 11 grams carbohydrates, and 0.2 grams fat.