Thu, Jul 21, 2016 – by Jennifer Frye

Forget the Junk Food: Healthy Snacks that are Worth Craving

Forget the Junk Food: Healthy Snacks that are Worth Craving 1

Eating fewer prepackaged, processed foods can change the way your body looks and feels. Of course, you may already know this. However, the urge to indulge in eating unhealthy foods is easier than deciding to eat healthier.

Therefore, meal planning and creating a grocery list of healthy food options is ideal, especially if you are always on the go.

Here are a few snack alternatives that are worth craving instead of the junk food.

Bananas. Not only are they affordable and improve digestion, bananas will help with weight loss as they are an excellent source of fiber and potassium.

Almonds. They are small enough to keep in your bag to satisfy your craving for something crunchy while on the go. A single serving provides a healthy dose of fiber, protein, and monounsaturated fats.

Hard Boiled Eggs. A carton of eggs does not cost much. Also, they are a protein source, another fat-fighting nutrient.

Check out 8 Low-Cost Healthy Foods for a list of additional healthy items to buy.

Resist the urge to grab chips or a candy bar at the store or vending machine. Try working on disciplining your mind and having a healthy approach to eating well. Making these small changes over time can help you make better decisions at snack time.

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