Here are some nutritious snacks that you may consider eating if you are weight watching.

Opt to eat nutritious snacks instead of refined ones that hold minimal nutrients.  In addition, refined snacks could be higher in calories too so be sure that you read the nutritional label before purchasing them.

Here are some simple and healthy snacks that you can enjoy at home – just be sure not to overindulge!


Nuts make a great snack with the least of effort required. Consider creating a little mix of your favourite nuts. Not only will you get a small variety of different nutrients but you will also enjoy the subtle difference in taste. Create a combination that works for you.

Fruit salad

Nothing better to snack on on a hot day than a refreshing fruit salad. Slice or chop a few of your favourite fruits together and mix in a bowl. Opt not to remove the peel from fruits such as apples as they contain valuable nutrients and also add flavour as well as texture to the salad.

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Celery and cheese

Celery is well known as a vegetable that supports one’s weight-loss efforts. It is very low in calories, is loaded with water and fibre – a fabulous nutrient for weight loss. Try having some celery with a little cream cheese. Cream cheese is a good source of protein and when enjoyed with some celery, is simply delicious!

Consult a professional

Always consult a dietitian if you require assistance in putting a snack plan together. In addition, you should always check with your doctor before making any drastic changes to your diet, especially if you are under medication or suffer from any medical condition that has an effect on your diet.


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