When snacks come up in our mind, we considered to be unhealthy, but this is simply a matter of selection. When unprepared, most of us tend to grab the first thing that we see. This is always an unhealthy snack as junk food is readily available at every nook and corner these days. Eating these junk foods leaves our hearts open to ailments and poor health, while increasing our waistlines. Sports Nutritionist and Clinical Dietician, we give you a list of 10 snacks that will not only maintain your heart health but also help you decrease extra pounds.
1) Mushroom egg white omelet
This combination is for your hearth health and to lose your weight. It is low in calories, delicious and requires not much time to prepare. Hence, it is an all time favorite snack.
2) Dalia & upma
Dalia upma is a perfect snack to re-energize yourself because it provides you with valuable fibre, minerals and vitamins. It makes your bone strong and gives you the energy to exercise more.
3) Whole wheat egg white crepes
Made with the mixture of wheat flour, skimmed milk and egg whites, these whole wheat crepes are perfect for a health conscious person.This snack is blended with taste and nutrients, which makes it an ideal snack option.
4) Egg white spinach omelet
If you are watching your cholesterol level, and a big fan of eggs but can’t eat them, then this snack is just the thing for you.When spinach is cooked with egg whites, it makes it a perfect calorie cutter snack for the day.
5) Pudina egg white omelet
This snacks isprepared with a mixture of pudina and egg whites, making it a healthy, low calorie snack. It also loses your weight.
6) Idli sandwich
South Indian snack we all love, light twist to the popular. For best benefits, prepare this at home with a low-oil and low-salt recipe. Slice the idli and stuff with stir fried vegetables like cabbage or sprouts to make this a healthy snack for your day.
7) Chicken breast brown bread sandwich
If you love non-veg and you think that you can’t eat just because of you are on diet. Then eat this snacks which is a very easy and time saving snack for every non-vegetarian. Add a few lettuce leaves and mint chutney to make it delicious and healthy.
8) Oats uttapam
If you are on diet then very easy way to add oats to your diet. Pair it with some mint chutney to add more taste to it. Use very little oil. Non vegetarians can even experiment with some shrimps or shredded chicken with egg whites.
9) Baked sabudana wada
This is one of the crispy snack which is perfect with tea. Mixed with potatoes and spices, it is an easy to prepare dish. Avoid deep frying, to keep calories in control.
10) Tuna brown bread sandwich
Combination of tuna and brown bread makes this a heart healthy snack. To make this snack even healthier, use water based tuna and skip mayo.
If you are on diet , you can also enjoy your delicious snacks. Remember that snack should be self made so that it will not be oily. and you can also maintain your weight .