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4 Natural Foods That Make Great Healthy Snacks

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on Monday, 26 October 2015 in Health & Nutrition

AlmondsheartFor those of us with a sweet tooth it’s hard to not grab for carb-heavy snack to instantly satisfy our craving, but sometimes it’s just a matter of re-training ourselves to try something healthier. The following are four natural foods that will not only make a delicious snack but a healthy and guilt-free one.


Almonds- They make a great nutrient-rich snack that is small and portable. They contain the same healthy fats that are found in olive oil, which according to the FDA, are claimed to reduce the risk of heart disease.  Just a handful of almonds (1 ounce, 23 nuts) will fulfill your daily requirement.  


Sweet potato chips- Sweet potatoes are one of nature’s best sources of beta-carotene and is also rich in vitamin A. Sweet potato baked chips make a great alternative to potato chips. Just peel a sweet potato, slice it thinly, lightly toss with a coating of coconut oil and bake at 375 degrees F for about 2 hours. Just flip them over once while baking and voila! A healthy, and yummy snack is made.


Apricots- Most popular in their dried form, apricots are a great source of beta-carotene, fiber, and Vitamin C. Just a handful of apricots will work wonders for your digestive track. Have them alone or on top of low-fat yogurt.


Celery - Celery is rich in Vitamin K, A, and C and also fiber. It’s mostly made up of water and is a great natural diuretic. According to ChooseMyPlate.gov, fiber-rich vegetables such as celery have the potential to reduce blood cholesterol levels and heart disease risk.  Take a few sticks and chop them into smaller pieces. Lightly coat each celery stick with a small amount of peanut butter or low-fat yogurt.

So next time you get the craving, try one of these “healthier” snacks and you’ll be surprised by how delicious healthy can be.


Contributor: Jessica Z. Diaz 

References: wwwchoosemyplate.org, www.fda.org


Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this blog are strictly those of the author and should not be construed as the opinions of Whitsons Culinary Group or any of its affiliates.

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