8 Healthy Snacks for Weight loss

Healthy and nutritional snacks are an integral part of any fitness plan. These can help you stay satiated and also limit your intake of unhealthy and processed snacks. Given below are eight such healthy snacks which you must keep in your kitchen. Recommended serving along with calories of these snacks are also given. Snack healthy to stay fit.

1.       Phool Makhana

–        Recommended serving       :        3/4 cup (about 30 grams)

–        Calories                           :        92

–        Carbs                              :        17 grams

–        Protein                            :        4.6 grams

–        Fat                                  :        0.5 grams

–        This snack is high in iron, calcium, potassium and manganese

–        Apart from this, it also has very low glycemic index

2.       Roasted Chana

–        Recommended serving       :        1/4 cup (about 25 grams)

–        Calories                           :        98

–        Carbs                              :        16 grams

–        Protein                            :        4.5 grams

–        Fat                                  :        1.8 grams

–        This snack is high in iron, calcium, potassium and manganese, protein and fibre

–        Consume this with jaggery to enjoy more benefits

3.       Roasted Peanuts / Nut Butter

–        Recommended serving       :        2 tsp (about 25 grams)

–        Calories                           :        120

–        Carbs                              :        03 grams

–        Protein                            :        5.8 grams

–        Fat                                  :        10.4 grams

–        This snack is high in protein, zinc, potassium and phosphorus

4.       Homemade Trail Mix

–        Mix of roasted almonds, pumpkin seeds, roasted peanuts, sunflower seeds, raisins and dark chocolate chips

–        Recommended serving       :        1 handful (about 25 grams)

–        Calories                           :        140

–        Carbs                              :        4.3 grams

–        Protein                            :        4.9 grams

–        Fat                                  :        11.8 grams

5.       Homemade Pop Corn

–        Recommended serving       :        2 cups

–        Calories                           :        60

–        Carbs                              :        11.6 grams

–        Protein                            :        2 grams

–        Fat                                  :        0.6 grams

6.       Light Puffed and Pressed Rice Namkeen

–        Recommended serving       :        3/4 cup (about 22 grams)

–        Calories                           :        104

–        Carbs                              :        14 grams

–        Protein                            :        03 grams

–        Fat                                  :        0.4 grams

7.       Sprouts (Grain / Pulses)

–        Recommended serving       :        1/4 cup

–        Calories                           :        75

–        Carbs                              :        12 grams

–        Protein                            :        4.5 grams

–        Fat                                  :        01 grams

8.       Chai Seeds / Basil Seeds Water

–        Recommended serving       :        1-1.5 tsp soaked in 400 ml water for atleast 35 mins

                                                          Chia Seeds             Basil Seeds

–        Calories                           :        35 grams                35 grams

–        Carbs                              :        2.8 grams               04 grams

–        Protein                            :        03 grams                1.5 grams

–        Fat                                  :        1.6 grams               1.4 grams

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