No excuse to grab a bag of wafers now.
Many people would agree that the most difficult part of getting fit is curbing the hunger pangs (barring leg day. Or waking up early or giving up delicious fatty food…wait, let’s not lose the track). The post workout hunger is the most crucial time when you are seconds away from consuming double the calorie that you just burned. These easily available one ingredient snacks can make life easy and keep you full without derailing from the fitness tracks.
The high fibre content in apple makes it a perfect snack. Consumption of this fruit keeps you full for a long time as the fiber takes time to digest. Also, there’s an added bonus, not just there’s less amount of calories intake but the apple peels keep the digestive system clear and functioning properly.
Nuts are high in fat contents which makes them the last thing on a health enthusiast’s food platter. However, almonds are high in monounsaturated fats, protein and fibre which makes it a good munching snack. It’ll save you from mindless eating in between the meals. A handful of unprocessed almonds are sufficient to ward off untimely hunger.
3. Green Tea
A cup of green tea, full of antioxidants is packed with more goodness than you think. It is helpful in boosting metabolism and burning belly fat. This zero calorie drink contains Vitamin C and EGCG.
4. Greek Yogurt
This delicious high-protein food can very well be a prominent member of health food fraternity. Greek yogurt has double the protein and half the carbs when compared to the regular yogurt.
5. Lemon Water
Another delish option that you just can’t refuse. In fact, lemon water feels like a true life saver after a full body workout. According to a study, lemon water consumed on an empty stomach boosts metabolism. Apart from hydrating the body, the digestive system gets ready and the vitamin C requirement is fulfilled.
6. Egg Whites
Low-fat and cholesterol-free food option that is so versatile and delicious it makes way to our plates, diet or no-diet. High in protein and a fulfilling snack that can be prepared in a jiffy.
Being a mix of protein and fibre, beans keep you full for long. It also helps to build lean muscle.
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