Ever had the urge to fill your
mouth with something in-between meals? This feeling is quite mutual,
and sometimes, we have to resist the urge to take that extra scoop of
ice cream or that bar of chocolate. But do you know that snacking
comes with its own benefits? Let’s check some of its health
in between work, we all need breaks at one point or the other.
Besides, there’s that feeling of being slow-paced. This is where
snacking can be of help by keeping you refreshed after long hours of
to reduce overeating
may be the right choice for people who are looking to stem their
large food consumption habits. Hence, they have the capacity to make
you feel full, thereby locking hunger away for a while.
can help you feel active again, thanks to the amount of sugar content
in them. Snacking has been revealed to constitute 27%
of calorie intake
for children. The benefit of snacks are also equally obvious in
result is evident in the amount of energy it gives for a substantial
amount of time before proper meals are consumed.
the flip side however, snacks provide higher sugar or salt intake,
which can be really detrimental. In essence, it is important to pick
snacks with proper dietary content in order to reduce the risk of
obesity, speedy weight gain, cardiovascular diseases. According
to The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
there are some socio-ecological and environmental factors that have
caused a spike in snacking. These may include low access to fruits
and vegetables, social gatherings like birthdays and weddings, or
has revealed more snacking and higher intake of soft drinks in boys
and young people with insufficient education, emotional eaters and so
to Break out of the Bad Habit
out of the tangled web of inappropriate snacking takes some
mindfulness. Here are some helpful tips:
Plan nutritional snacks in
your daily meal plan, such as carrots and whole grain crackers.
get into the habit of
checking the dietary content of snacks before picking them.
avoid mindless eating.
stock your office drawer with
create a list of snacks to
eat and stick to them.
our bodies and mind to say resist the urge for a tasty bite of
burger, chocolate and ice cream can be quite a task, but with very
rewarding benefits. At the end of the day, you will be thankful for a
proper and healthy body.How FitLope helps you snack right
Each FitLope plan comes automatically with at least two different snacks which you're allowed to add to your diet, every day. They're tasty and all take less than 10 minutes to prepare. Don't miss out on them!