By Alyaa Sadek
This is the perfect mixture of sweet, smooth and filling. The combination includes fiber, protein, and healthy fats and is sure to fill you up for the next 5 hours. Combine a single container of Greek yoghurt, a cup of raspberries, and a half-tablespoon of honey.
One cup of Edamame fulfills one-third of your daily fiber and protein needs. It also contains various amino acids and minerals such as calcium, zinc, copper, and manganese. On top of that, it’s low in fat and sugar. If you want them to last longer, suck them straight from the shells.
Grapes are super sweet and have many health benefits and walnuts are even more filling. A cup of grapes and a handful of walnuts together are a power combo of natural sugars, healthy fats, fiber, and protein, all of which make for more long-lasting energy.
Your Mediterranean appetite diet tray will include cucumbers and hummus, which are rich in fiber and are low in fat. They are perfect for a snack that feels more like a meal. Your tray should include a cup of cucumber slices, about four kalamata olives, and 4 tablespoons of hummus.
Oats don’t just have to be for breakfast, they are a healthy treat for any time of the day. They are full of fiber and help regulate blood sugar levels. Why not try blueberries, they add natural sweetness and Vitamin C? Try a packet of plain microwave oatmeal topped with half a cup of blueberries.
Spread one tablespoon of peanut butter onto a banana. The carbs will give you a quick mood and energy boost, and the protein will allow the energy to last for a longer time.Also a 2013 study in the British Journal of Nutrition found that eating peanut butter in the morning helps limit your appetite throughout the rest of the day.
Apples can actually help to prevent you in gaining weight. According to research, cheese might too. Try pairing an apple with half an inch slice of sharp cheddar cheese; it’s definitely a great sweet and salty combination.
Pair your pear with a tablespoon of almond butter for a rich carb and protein combination. Pinch some cinnamon on top, a 2012 Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics study found that the spice helps stabilize blood sugar levels.