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Top Ten Healthy Snacks

The words “Top Ten Healthy Snacks” rings a very delicious and tasty bell into our ears. It’s been quite surprising that we so many health bloggers, nobody really cared to bring in the list of “Top Ten Healthy Snacks” that could help so many of us. That is why, Good Healthy World brings to you the list of world’s most “Top Ten Healthy Snacks” that can not only fulfill your hunger between the meals, but can also help you get all the necessary nutrients you need to carry on your daily routine more effectively. This “Top Ten Healthy Snacks” list would also help you in avoiding other snacks that can make you fat. So without taking any more time, here are the list of “Top Ten Healthy Snacks”:

1.    Skimmed Milk and an Apple

“There is no doubt that any fruit is a great snack, but we usually want to combine it with something that can help us get proteins too,” says Mahrukh; “the reason is simple. As compared to carbohydrates, which our body consumes rapidly, proteins helps sustain our energy levels alongside our hungriness for a couple of hours.”

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Apple and Skimmed Milk- Best Combo

That is why, Good Healthy World will go for a protein-fruit pairing: one delicious and tasty apple and one cup of skimmed milk. Its nutritional value would be around 10 grams of protein and 5 grams of fiber for just over 200 calories. And this is why skimmed milk and an apple is #1 in the list of “Top Ten Healthy Snacks”.

2.    Cottage cheese-filled Avocado

This is another delicious dairy-fruit combo. This is #2 on the list of “Top Ten Healthy Snacks” because of its simplicity and nutritional values. For this recipe, you would have to remove the pit from one half of an avocado. After this you would be required to fill the space with 2 ounces of 1% cottage cheese. Simple. Isn’t it? You will be getting 200 calories by eating it. Its nutritional break up would be 9 grams of protein and 7 grams of fiber—and most important of all no dirty dishes!

3.    Whole-wheat crackers with Canned Tuna

This is for people who likes eating seafood a lot. This is an alternative to those people, who would like to avoid dairy products in their daily diet. So, a can of tuna (packaged in water) will do the trick here. As this is another great source of lean protein plus healthy Omega-3s.

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Canned Tuna on Whole-Wheat Crackers

For about 200 calories, you can enjoy 3 ounces of light tuna and 6 whole-wheat crackers. Plus you will get 3 grams of fiber and 20 grams of protein. So this is #3 on the list of “Top Ten Healthy Snacks”.

4.    Pita bread having Sunflower Lentil

We all know that lentils are an extremely good source of iron,. For some of us, who don’t know what “iron” is, let us explain. It is a metabolism-boosting nutrient that 20% of us don’t get enough of it on most days of our life.

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Sunflower Lentil Spread with Pita Bread

This flavorful recipe makes four 180-calorie servings. This would have 10 grams each of fiber alongside protein. So this is #4 on the list of “Top Ten Healthy Snacks”.

5.    Stack of Shrimp

We do not consider shellfish as a grab-and-go snack food, but we can definitely put this tasty shrimp stack treat together in no time. For this all we need is a pre-cooked shrimp on hand. With avocado & Greek yogurt, it’s a proven protein powerhouse.

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Shrimp Stack

This would have at least 9 grams per serving (and 4 g fiber), for only 129 calories. So this is #5 on the list of “Top Ten Healthy Snacks”.

6.    Power Berry Smoothie

Power berry smoothie is a very delicious recipe that comprises of soy protein powder and low-fat plain yogurt. This packs 9 grams of protein. But you can swap in Greek yogurt to add even more protein if you like.

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Power Berry Smoothie

Other than that, frozen berries add additional fiber (4 grams total), and the honey delivers sugariness & syrupiness. All this for only 139 calories! So this is #6 on the list of “Top Ten Healthy Snacks”.

7.    Cinnamon-Ricotta Cheese partnering with warm Pear

Everybody knows that ricotta cheese is extremely rich in protein. Also, it no hidden fact that pears are a rich source of fiber. Here we make a combo of these two items. And add up a teaspoon of cinnamon. And all this would make a delicious snack for any time of day for anyone anywhere.

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Warm Pear with Cinnamon Ricotta

On nutritional values side; each serving contains 8 gram of protein, 5 gram of fiber, alongside 170 calories. So this is #7 on the list of “Top Ten Healthy Snacks”.

8.    Miso-glazed tofu

Some of us might think that it is a main course dish. But let us tell you that it is so light on calories (only 164) that it can easily stand in as a mid-day snack. Surprised? Don’t be. That’s the nutritional power of miso-glazed tofu.

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Miso-Glazed Tofu- A meal and a snack

In addition to that, it also has 12 grams of protein (12 g) with 3 grams of fiber. So this is #8 on the list of “Top Ten Healthy Snacks”.

9.    Edamame

Do you know that a single cup of edamame, or boiled soybeans, holds 17 grams of protein, 8 grams of fiber, and 189 calories? Well, it is true. And most sexy thing about dish is that it can be served both hot or cold with some seasoning of salt as per one’s liking.

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Edamame- An Amazing Dish

This is why, it will occupy the #9 position in the list of “Top Ten Healthy Snacks”.

10.  Chicken Pita Sandwich (half) is #10 on the list of Top Ten Healthy Snacks

It’s about time that we realize that it is not mandatory that one can’t have smaller portions of meal as snacks. “Oftentimes, the healthiest and most balanced snacks are the ones that start as full meals—like a half a sandwich, or a plate of leftovers put together from dinner the night before,” says Mahrukh.

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Chicken Pita Sandwich

So you should go now and whip up this chicken of yours and the delicious veggie pita in the morning. Then break it up into halves. And use them throughout the day for necessary intake of calories to keep you strong and fit throughout the day. Each half contains 200 calories, 3 grams of fiber, and more than 20 grams of protein.

About Mehrooz Ahmed

Mehrooz Ahmed is a Health enthusiast who has devoted his life to bring a change in the lifestyle of people across the globe. For this very reason, he has created the website www.GoodHealthyWorld.com where he does blogging every day.

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  1. Well done to think of something like that. taste as well as health.

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