Healthy Snack Tips for Dieters
Our Step by Step Weight Loss Plan
How to Lose Weight & Keep it Off Forever

Written by Sky Taylor, Diet Bites

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Snacks Offer Healthy Benefits

Choosing to enjoy snacks while dieting can work to your advantage in dropping those unwanted pounds.

While healthy snacks are enjoyable, they can also accomplish the following:

help keep blood sugar levels stable

help keep away the binges

add nutritional values to your diet

take the edge off of hunger

can work towards boosting the metabolism burn

Snack Time Tips for Dieters

My favorite snack recommendation includes all fruit. But of course - other smart choices include jerky, hot air popcorn and rice cakes.

The key is to keep the calories that are consumed during snack time as minimal as possible. You don't want to be feasting in-between meals because when your scheduled main meal arrives, you're not going to be fully hungry.

You may only consume a bit of food during the main meal because you feel so full. Shortly after the meal - generally about two hours, you start to get hungry all over again.

This sets up a circle that poses risk to the success of your diet plan.

Weight Loss Step 13 - Bingeing Tips

Most diets end in a binge - and you certainly don't want that happening to your new diet.

Tips to help prevent binge include the following:

don't restrict calories too severely

enjoy healthy snacks to take the edge off hunger

learn to distinguish the difference between hunger and appetite

Although water or other non-calorie liquids as well as low calorie fruit and vegetables can satisfy hunger for a time, enjoying a serving of oatmeal and beans might rescue your diet.

Yo Yo dieting can not only contribute to bingeing but can impale your good health.

Next up - the infamous Weight Loss Plateau.  continue