Mastering The Art Of Snacking
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Mastering The Art Of Snacking

I'm hungry and it's past nine.....to snack or to not snack?

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Mastering The Art Of Snacking
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As we get closer to the end of the semester, this is the time when I get a serious urge to snack at night. When I snack, it could be possibly anything from hot Cheetos to a banana with peanut butter. Yum!. However, these snacks aren't the healthiest options, so I am going to list a few snacks that can fulfill your cravings and give you more energy!

1. Apples with peanut butter /plain apples

- lots of fiber

- peanut butter is low in saturated fats

- protein

2. Mixed nuts

- contains protein and healthy fats

- has omega 3 fatty acids

- Remember! Don't consume more than a quarter cup serving- they're high in calories!

3. Popcorn

- only 100 calories

- contains fiber

- whole grain

4. Yogurt

- high in protein

- low in sugars

- helps you burn body fat

5. Almond milk

- calcium

- magnesium for sleep regulation

- a good substitute for dairy products

- no added sugars

Now, here are some snacks you should surely avoid!

1. Pizza

- high-acid food

- prone to heartburn

2. Sugary cereal

-full of carbs

- refined sugars

3. Spicy snacks

- prone to heartburn

- endorphin rush (difficult to sleep)

4. Orange juice

- very acidic

- high in added sugars

5. Chocolate

- caffeine

- increase blood flow

Now go out there and get your snacking habits right!

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