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Alternative Healthy Snacks

Andrew Parker
Jun 02, 2022

Do you consider yourself a big snacker? If so then this article is for you. We all love snacking on things that are easy to grab. This includes chips, chocolates, and sweets. Nibbling on sweet things a few times a day isn’t a bad thing. But with life becoming so busy we often tend to snack more than have actual meals. This means that you are actually eating a whole lot more than you should be. Yes, snacking gives you that extra boost of energy but it isn’t healthy. Luckily there are much healthier alternatives that you can grab on the go.

A grouping of various super foods. Blueberries, chia, apples, grapes, spinach, tomatoes, grapes, cashews, pepitas, sunflower seeds, walnuts, kiwi, oatmeal

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When you are snacking you are looking for something that is quick and easy to grab. This usually means that you are either busy doing something already or you are on your way somewhere. With that, you aren’t looking to grab an entire meal that either needs to be cooked or heated up. This is why it is so much easier to gravitate towards chips and chocolates. Now if you are trying to be healthy these snacks aren’t going to do you much good especially if you are a regular snacker. Here is where healthier alternatives come in.

There are a number of healthy snacks that you can grab while on the go. This includes raw vegetables. Now you may not think it but raw vegetables actually make for the perfect on-the-go snack. This usually includes cucumber, peppers, carrots and so much more. All you really have to do with these snacks is prepare them ahead of time. The great thing about veggie snacks is that you can store them in the fridge overnight. Next, we have a wide variety of nuts such as almonds, cashews, and peanuts that are high in fiber and protein. You will notice that nuts are similar to chocolates. They are easy to move around with.