Best Snacks for Fitness

The worst feeling or position one can experience is hunger that comes some minutes to bedtime. Remember you still working hard to burn fat and keep general fitness. Honestly it difficult to sleep while hungry.

Eating at night is particularly bad for you since your metabolism is usually lower in the night. A large percentage of your night time snack is stored as fat instead of being consumed as energy. Try to have your last meal at least a couple of hours before bed. To quench night time hunger, keep an apple or some plain milk readily available.

An apple and a glass of milk the best recommended foods in case of a night time hunger, though there are other snacks that can give more or the same results when consumed and reduce the night time hunger and as well aid in fat burning such as:

Watermelon

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Watermelon can aid in weight loss since it is low in calorie and it’s a snack that will keep you fill up. Hence, if you trying to lose inches around your waist go for a watermelon.

Grapefruit

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Regular intake of grapefruit it activates protein kinase, this encourages the body in energy producing process, like glucose uptake which helps boost metabolism, in turn weight loss. Activated protein kinase is generally activated during exercise to help muscles use stored sugar and fat for energy.

Almonds

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Almonds are low in calorie, therefore fit well as a healthy snack. However, nuts are the perfect weight loss snack when eaten in moderation.

Blueberries

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Blueberries are among the healthiest fruits rich in antioxidants, highly nutritous and fights multiple diseases in our bodies. The antioxidants are good at banishing belly fat and heart diseases. This makes it a perfect blend for weight loss.

Eggs

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Eggs are low in calories and yet they are highly nutritious, especially the egg yolk. The simplest and best way to loss the weight is by reducing the calorie intake. An egg is one of the best source of protein as it has all essential amino acids.

Bananas

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Bananas are noy only loaded with satiating fiber and relaxing tryptophan, but they are a perfect late night snack.

Snacking may seem as way to promote laziness, since one may have cleaned up the kitchen and not ready to leave behind any uncleaned utensil, but it is important to note that snacking is more or the same as snacking since the nutrients and satisfactory feeling from a meal can also be obtained from a snack.

Post Author: Ndegwa Muya