Are you addicted to peanut butter? Do you find it hard to fit it into your diet since it is high in calories?
Peanuts have a high caloric density due to their high fat content. A serving (2 tablespoons) of regular peanut butter contains about 180-200 calories. Most peanut butter lovers could easily consume more than 2 tablespoons per day because it’s so tasty…. [Read more →]
High protein snacks are ideal for satisfying hunger in between meals, late at night, pre-workout or when you are on the go. They are certainly better than high sugar or high carb snacks. Protein curbs your cravings and keeps you satiated. Unlike carbs, slow digesting protein does not spike your insulin and blood sugar.
High insulin and blood sugar levels cause fat storage and prevent fat loss…. [Read more →]
Apples are a good option for satisfying late night cravings.
Here’s why apples are a healthy late night snack:
– rich in fiber
– low in calories
– low glycemic (sugar is released into the blood stream gradually for sustained energy)
– natural sweetness to satisfy sweet cravings
They are highly nutritious,… [Read more →]
Peanut butter makes a great, heart healthy snack that is satisfying, filling and packed with nutrients. It is low in carbs and high in protein, so does not cause spikes in blood sugar and insulin levels.
Peanut Nutritional Profile
Peanuts are nutrient dense foods. They are a source of:
– vitamins and minerals: B-vitamins,… [Read more →]
Cottage cheese is a good choice for a late night snack. Here’s why….
It is high in casein protein, which makes up almost 80% of all proteins in milk. Casein forms a clot in the stomach and is slow digesting. This makes cottage cheese an ideal food that provide
There is so much controversy about eating before bed. You’ve probably heard suggestions such as “Do not eat after 7pm”, “Do not snack before bedtime”… or you will gain weight.
There is really no right or wrong approach… Every individual is unique. Some people go to bed late, work out in the evening or have early dinner…. [Read more →]
Egg whites are a great source of lean protein. They are low in calories and yet, the high quality protein fills you up and stimulates your metabolism.
Besides protein, eggs are packed with:
– vitamins: A, D, E, B vitamins, folate and choline
– minerals: calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc,… [Read more →]
Avocado is one of the most nutrient-dense fruits. It is a superfood that is good to have as a late night snack.
Why Avocado is a Healthy Late Night Snack
1. Avocados are low in carbs, sugar and glycemic index. Eating avocado in moderation can help to regulate blood sugar levels…. [Read more →]
For many people struggling to lose weight, sugar intake has been identified as a major factor. The problem with sugar is that our bodies sometimes crave for it even when we don’t really need it. Most people simply don’t know how to stop sugar cravings and usually end up giving in to them…. [Read more →]
Do you suffer from hunger while on a fat loss diet? If so, you are not alone. Hunger is one of the reasons most people fail to stick to a diet plan when trying to lose weight.
You probably find yourself giving in to hunger or cravings despite a strong will power. The key to successful weight loss is knowing how to beat hunger rather than resisting it…. [Read more →]