51 Healthy Snacks For Work To Lose Weight And Stay Healthy

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Published on 16 April, 2019

In this age of rising obesity and diabetes, everyone wants to lose weight and stay healthy. Our lives are becoming so demanding that sometimes we even have to skip our breakfast to reach work on time.

To curb our hunger, we resort to snacking at work. It is practically impossible to avoid. Also, everyone knows how hard it is to eat healthy at work.

Moreover, we tend to lean more towards unhealthy, sugary, fatty snacks.

Foods loaded with trans-fats and added sugars are the main cause of health issues. Such kinds of food can cause stress as well. They are so easily available and common that it seems impossible to resist them.

Is it the lack of knowledge or the lack of healthier snack options that makes us choose the unhealthier ones?

What if it was possible to lose weight by taking healthy snacks? In this article, I will help you to choose the right snack options for a healthier lifestyle.

Snacking on foods that are high in essential nutrients provides energy and keeps blood sugar levels stable. Healthy snacks help us remain focused and healthy. Whether you are confined to your desk, or you are in the middle of a big project, healthy snacks keep you going on.

Being a certified nutritionist, I present an exclusive list of 25 snack ideas for work that are healthy and filling at the same time. These snacks will help you achieve your weight loss goals and be easily kept in your desk drawer. Each snack is extremely rich in nutrients and has many health benefits.

So let’s check them out!

1. Apple

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We have all heard the saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Apples are one of the most nutritious fruits. Their high soluble fiber content may aid weight loss and gut health.

Bring an apple with you to work to snack on whenever you are hungry. You can also dip a slice in peanut butter to make it more nutritious and tasty.

Things to watch out for - Avoid eating apple seeds as they contain poisonous cyanide. If eaten in excess, apples can cause tooth decay as they are acidic. Also, if you have diabetes, apples can raise your blood sugar levels.

2. Banana

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Bananas are delicious and healthy at the same time. They are rich in potassium, pectin, fiber, and various other nutrients, which have numerous health benefits.

To satisfy your snack cravings at work, treat yourself with a ripe banana. It will keep you full and provide you energy and nutrients. You can also dip them in peanut butter to make them more tasty and healthy.

Things to watch out for - Due to the high tryptophan content in bananas, eating too many may cause sleepiness. Also, overeating may cause weight gain.

3. Protein Bar

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Protein bars provide protein and various other nutrients to the body. There are many types of protein bars in the market, such as ones with low sugar or no sugar, ones with low carbs, etc. They are a fast and convenient way to get more protein in your diet and taste quite well.

Things to watch out for - If you have digestion problems eating protein bars may cause gas, bloating, stomach cramps, or diarrhea. Also, keep your intake to not more than once per day.

4. Almonds

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Almonds are rich in protein, fiber, vitamin E, antioxidants, healthy fats, manganese, and magnesium. They can help control blood pressure, blood sugar levels, and cholesterol levels, reduce hunger, and promote weight loss.

Keep a handful in your pockets and munch on them whenever you feel hungry. You can also add them to cereal or yogurt.

Things to watch out for - Eating too many almonds may cause digestive problems because of their high fiber content.

5. Walnuts

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Like all nuts, walnuts are high in protein, minerals, healthy fats, antioxidants, and vitamins. In fact, they have a higher healthy fat content than any other nut. They have various health benefits such as increased heart health, better memory, improved blood cholesterol, etc.

You can buy shelled or unshelled ones, whichever you prefer. Eating a handful of walnuts every day will provide you all its benefits.

Things to watch out for - Eating too many walnuts may make you gain weight as they are high in fat content. Also, it can cause softening of the stools and bloating.

6. Peanuts

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Peanuts are not actually nuts. They belong to the legume family. They taste great and are rich in protein, minerals, vitamins, and healthy fats. They aid weight loss, improve heart health, and may prevent gallstones.

Munch on a handful of peanuts whenever you are hungry at work.

Things to watch out for - Peanuts are one of the most common allergens. If you are allergic to peanuts, they can create life-threatening responses.

As they are high in fat, don't eat them in excess. Try not to buy salted peanuts as they are loaded with sodium.

Also, all nuts contain high-oxalate content, which increases the risk of kidney stones.

7. Pumpkin Seeds

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Pumpkin seeds are a great source of magnesium, healthy fats, antioxidants, and other nutrients. They have numerous health benefits such as increasing bone density, protecting against diabetes, aiding weight loss, etc. They can be eaten alone or sprinkled onto other foods such as yogurt and cereal.

Things to watch out for - Pumpkin seeds are high in fiber, so eating too much may cause gas or bloat.

8. Nut Butter

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Nut butter is rich in protein, healthy fats, fiber, minerals, vitamins, and phytochemicals. They help improve blood cholesterol levels and are very heart-healthy. Peanut butter is the most common variant, but almond butter, cashew butter, etc., are also available.

Things to watch for - Even though they are rich in nutrients, they are very calorie-dense. Therefore, keep track of your intake. Also, you should always check the labels as some contain hydrogenated vegetable oil (a source of trans fats), salt, and sugar. Always try to buy 100% natural ones.

9. Trail Mix

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A packet of trail mix is full of nutrients and is one of the best snacks to keep on your desk. A trail mix consists of nuts, dried fruits, berries, and seeds and has all their benefits packed in one. They are easily available in markets, or you can make your own trail mix if you want.

Things to watch out for - Due to the high fiber content of seeds and nuts, overeating may cause gas, stomach problems, or diarrhea.

10. Veggies

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Vegetables like carrots, asparagus, cucumber, etc., are great to snack on at work. They are loaded with phytonutrients, antioxidants, fiber, and vitamins. Also, due to the high fiber content in vegetables, eating them keeps you fuller for a long time.

Things to watch out for - Eating too many vegetables may cause bloating, gas or cause you to feel full because of their high fiber content.

11. Healthy Chips

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Other than conventional fried potato chips, there are lots of healthier alternatives in the market. They may be baked, low in oil, made from grains, and many more. Choose ones that are gluten-free and high in protein, such as quinoa chips, multigrain chips, etc.

Things to watch out for - Even if chips are made from healthy ingredients, they are loaded with sodium. Avoid eating too much as it can make your body hold too much water and lead to high blood pressure.

12. High Fiber Whole Wheat Crackers

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Crackers are usually unhealthy as they are made with refined flour and contain lots of preservatives and trans-fats. But you can find healthy ones as well which are made from multigrain, quinoa, vegetables, etc. They are high in fiber and protein and keep you satiated for a long time.

Also, you can add nut butter to your crackers to make them more nutrient-rich.

Things to watch out for - Whole wheat crackers are rich in fibers which might cause digestive problems and diarrhea.

13. Energy Balls

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Energy balls are small round balls made with nuts, berries, oats, or seeds mixed. They are straightforward to prepare and can be stored for long periods. There are many recipes for making energy balls around the web, and they can be made with ingredients already present in your pantry.

Things to watch out for - Though extremely nutritious and tasty, energy balls are easy to overeat. Keep track of your intake to avoid consuming too many calories.

14. Yogurt

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Yogurt is very nutritious and has many health benefits while having very few calories. It has been proven to prevent osteoporosis and heart problems and aid in weight loss. It is high in protein and essential bacteria, which promote gut health.

If you can, buy greek yogurt rather than plain yogurt. It is higher in protein and has been shown to aid weight loss better than plain yogurt.

Things to watch out for - Eating yogurt in excess can cause diarrhea and stomach problems. Always check if the yogurt is sealed properly and not contaminated.

15. Granola Bar

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Granola bars are healthy snacks and are great at boosting energy. They are made from dried fruits, nuts, oats, and honey and are full of protein, fiber, minerals, and vitamins. Keep a few in your desk drawer and snack on one whenever you're hungry.

Things to watch out for - Always check the labels before buying granola bars as some contain high fructose corn syrup and preservatives.

16. Sunflower Seeds

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Sunflower seeds are a good source of healthy fats, minerals, plant compounds, and vitamins. They may help reduce the risk of diabetes, heart disease, and chronic inflammation. Do not buy salted sunflower seeds as they are loaded with sodium. Instead, go for the shelled ones.

Things to watch out for - You may gain weight if you eat too much, as they are high in calories.

As with all seeds with high-fat content, sunflower seeds are prone to become rotten. Keep them in an airtight container in a cool, dark place.

17. Berries

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Replacing a chocolate bar or a packet of sweets with a handful of berries will greatly help reduce your caloric intake. Berries are nutritious, tasty, and have a number of health benefits. They are loaded with antioxidants and fiber.

Keep a container full of berries of your choice on your office desk and snack on a handful whenever needed.

Things to watch out for - Eating berries can cause gastrointestinal problems and hypoglycemia. They can also increase the risk of bleeding if you're taking certain prescription medications.

18. Canned Fish

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Canned fish like tuna, sardines, and salmon are a great source of protein, omega-3 fatty acids, and minerals. You can have them as a snack or a meal in itself. They can be eaten straight out of the can, and you can use them in a sandwich or salad.

Things to watch out for - Even though they are cheap, convenient, and healthy, they are usually loaded with mercury, and therefore you should avoid eating them too much.

19. Chickpeas

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Chickpeas are loaded with protein, fiber, minerals, and vitamins. They can reduce the risks of various diseases, aid weight loss, and improve digestion.

You can eat them roasted or raw. Either way, a handful of chickpeas will give you the energy boost you require.

Things to watch out for - Chickpeas have high fiber content, so eating them can cause stomach cramps, gas, and bloating.

20. Chia Seeds

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One of the healthiest foods on the planet, Chia seeds are an amazing source of nutrients and are great for the body and the brain. They are very rich in protein, omega-3 fatty acids, fiber and have very few calories. You can easily incorporate them into your diet and can add them to almost anything.

Things to watch out for - Due to the high-fat content in them, Chia seeds are prone to becoming rancid and, therefore, must be kept in an airtight container.

21. Rice Cakes

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Light, convenient, and used as a low-calorie substitute for crackers and bread, rice cakes are fast gaining popularity worldwide. They are made primarily from puffed rice and salt.

Even though they are flavorless on their own, you can top them with spreads like nut butter. They are gluten-free and very low in calories.

Things to watch out for - On their own, rice cakes are not very nutritious, and you should combine them with healthy foods like peanut butter to increase the nutritional value.

22. Protein Shake

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A protein shake is the easiest and the most convenient way to add protein to your diet. You can bring a shaker to work with protein powder already inside and just add water or milk whenever you want to drink it. They are available in different flavors and unflavored ones as well.

Things to watch out for - If you are lactose-intolerant, you should avoid consuming milk products like whey protein. Consuming protein shakes in excess may cause increased bowel movements, bloating, nausea, diarrhea, etc.

23. Freshly Squeezed Fruit Juice

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Unlike sugar-laden processed fruit drinks, freshly squeezed fruit juices are loaded with antioxidants, nutrients, fiber, and vitamins. The soluble fiber content in fruits has been shown to help lose weight, lower blood cholesterol, and regulate blood sugar levels.

When you're shopping for food, instead of buying popular fruit drinks, go for the freshly squeezed ones. They might not be easily available like the packaged ones, but they are loaded with benefits. Also, if your office has a juicer, you can make your own juice with the choice of your liking.

Things to watch out for - All fruits contain natural sugars, which can increase blood sugar levels. So, if you are diabetic, you should avoid them.

24. Dark Chocolate


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Dark chocolate is rich in magnesium, zinc, iron, and antioxidants. It has lower sugar than milk chocolates, and there is nothing wrong with snacking on a few squares.

You can combine it with peanut butter or yogurt for a protein-rich snack. Also, choose ones that have 70% or higher cacao content.

Things to watch out for - The cocoa in dark chocolate contains caffeine, and eating too much will cause you to experience caffeine-related side effects such as anxiety, sleeplessness, etc.

Also, they are high in calories and fats, so you avoid overeating.

25. Dates

Jujubes (red dates) are often used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to heal and nurture
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Dates are very healthy and are high in fiber, minerals, and antioxidants. They can aid weight management and improve digestion. Also, they are extremely versatile and make an amazing snack. You can munch on a few dates when you are hungry to enjoy their benefits.

Things to watch out for - Although they are highly nutritious, you should not overeat them as they are relatively high in calories. Also, if you are diabetic, you should avoid eating dates.

26. Popcorns

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Popcorn is a healthy pass time snack. Air-popped, unflavored popcorn or oil-free popcorn is low in calories, fat, and sugar and high in fiber, which helps balance diet and weight. loses
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the best way for most people to lose weight is by making healthful lifestyle changes.
It can boost heart health and have following nutritional benefits:

  • High fiber
  • Vitamins and minerals rich
  • Low fat and sugar
  • No cholesterol
  • Whole grain benefits
  • Source of protein

Things to watch out for- Do not prefer premade popcorn for healthy snacks. It may contain a high level of butter, sugar, salt, or sodium. Excess of sodium can cause high blood pressure leading to other severe health issues.

27. Baked veggie chips

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Baked veggie chips are low in calories and fats. It is quite healthier than fried chips. If you're craving a bit of something crunchy for snacks, then Baked veggie chips are definitely a yes!
You can slice your chips from Sweet potatoes, beets, yellow squash, zucchini, beetroot, rutabagas, parsnips, pumpkin, etc.

Things to watch out for- Baked chips are also the highest sources of acrylamides, a cancer-causing chemical. It mostly forms when high-carb foods (like potatoes) are heated to high temperatures. Make sure you keep it to limits.

28. Chia pudding

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Chia pudding is a perfect breakfast meal stuffed with protein, high fiber, and omega 3.
Chia is considered to be a superfood loaded with health benefits. It is also good for weight loss.

Chia seeds are almost two times higher in antioxidants which prevents cell damage in the body caused by free radicals.
You can make chia pudding using nut butter. Chocolate can never go wrong with chia. And, chia fruit pudding is another way to add health and taste. You can add berries, coconut, banana, mango, pears, peaches, etc., more flavors.

Things to watch out for - Chia might cause side effects like digestive issues or allergic reactions. It may lower blood sugar levels, and also, consumption of many can cause weight gain.

29. Green smoothie

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Green smoothies contain all the potential health benefits. It is also a rich source of vitamins and minerals and is better when consumed raw. You can create a recipe of your own, including your favorite veggies and fruits.

Green smoothies can transform your mind and body in powerful ways. Make sure your smoothie recipe contains the proper amount of iron, potassium, and vitamins galore.

Things to watch out for- Avoid adding sugars, carbohydrates, or fats in your drink. The rich vitamin content in green or leafy vegetables may be unsuitable for all people.

30. Carrot cake

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Carrot cake is considered to be healthier than regular cake. It is considered to be low in cholesterol and high in calcium, iron, manganese, and magnesium. Carrot cakes are high in vitamin A, C, and E.

Things to watch out for- You can skip the sugar and add some jaggery for the sweetness. And use whole wheat flour rather than white flour for the mix. Go for gluten-free carrot cake!

31. Fresh cut seasonal fruits

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"When fruits and vegetables are picked for consumption that have been naturally ripened on the vine or the tree and harvested at the right time, it will have much more flavor and nutrition."

Having a bowl of seasonal fruits can make your day better. Moreover, it becomes more economical, seasonally healthier, and environmentally friendly.

Things to watch out for- Know the best time for having it, for instance, morning, post-workout, etc.

32. Coconut

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Coconut is an essential health-promoting tropical fruit. It is considered good for skin, hair, Alzheimer's, etc. The raw coconut is rich in copper, selenium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, and zinc.
You can also try coconut meat, coconut water, coconut oil, and coconut milk and prepare tasty dishes from it.

Things to watch out for- Coconuts are high in calories. If you are not ready to add extra calories to your diet, coconut is not a good option.

33. Cucumber sandwich

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Cucumbers are a good source of potassium, vitamins K, A, C, and etc. It mostly contains 95% water and no protein.
Cucumber sandwiches with brown slices of bread can be a healthy and light lunch for summers. You can choose your own spread and try adding herbs and seasonings to your cucumber sandwich to make it tastier and more nutritious.

Things to watch out for- Cucumbers could Prove to be toxic as they can cause excessive loss of fluid. It is a good source of vitamin C, but excess of everything is bad. Cucumber can also result in bloating or flatulence. It may also cause sinusitis.

34. Hard Boil egg and avocado salad

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Hard-boiled eggs are a good source of protein and calories, which is helpful for weight loss. Also, the rich protein in it works alongside vitamin D for prenatal development.

Along with avocados which are good for:

  • Healthy for the heart
  • Great vision
  • Osteoporosis prevention
  • Cancer
  • Lower risk of depression
  • Improves digestion

The combination together can prove to be great healthy snacks. It has the potential to reduce stress hormones.

Things to watch out for- Too much avocado may lead to weight gain, and there are changes to miss out on other nutrients. And along with adverse GI effects.

35. Vegetable Quinoa Chickpea Salad

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Quinoa salad is rich in fiber, minerals, and antioxidants. It has all the essentials of amino acids. Chickpea and salad contain a boatload of fine benefits. They can be a superb healthy snack meal for your lazy days.

Things to watch out for- Chickpeas are hard to digest. While eating quinoa may cause stomach aches, skin itchiness, hives, and other common food allergy symptoms.

36. Fruit Smoothies

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Smoothies are a wellness trend as they are packed with nutrients and fiber. You can choose your own blend, for instance, fruit smoothies, green smoothies, or protein smoothies.

Smoothies can be a replacement for snacks or meals. And, their healthiness is determined by the ingredients.

Here are some popular smoothies you can try today:

  • Banana and oats smoothie
  • Ginger green smoothie
  • Post-workout green smoothie
  • Pineapple turmeric smoothie
  • Chocolate collagen smoothie

Things to watch out for- Make sure you prepare your smoothie according to your body requirement. And avoid adding sugar to it.

37. Fruit cereal snack mix

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Nuts and dried fruit, along with cereal or crackers, is one delicious and healthy snack. They are enriched with nutrients, antioxidants, fiber, and healthy fats.

You can make:

  • Candied pecans, dried strawberries, and popcorn.
  • Cashew, raisin, wheat puff, and wheat waffle cereal
  • Pecan, pineapple, wheat puff, and whole wheat Goldfish
  • Pepita, dried mango, popcorn, and Puffins cereal

Things to watch out for- If you're concentrating on weight loss, fruit and cereal mix isn't the ideal option. You can prefer citrus fruits such as oranges and grapefruit as they are great for weight loss.

38. Edamame

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Edamame has surprising health benefits. Edamame beans are immature soybeans, also referred to as vegetable-type soybeans. Well, it is also rich in protein, vitamins, and minerals.
Besides, it's a tasty, nutritious legume and can be your excellent low-calorie snack option. The best way to try Edamame is with a vegetable salad or steamed, microwaved, or pan-fried for 3-5mins.

Things to watch out for- Don't try when you are allergic to soy. Some can also experience mild side effects, such as diarrhea, constipation, and stomach cramps.

39. Apple slices with Peanut butter

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Nothing is more sumptuous than dipping those apple slices into a bowl of peanut butter.

As we know, Apple provides whole food carbs and fiber, and peanut butter offers healthy fats and protein. They also contain a variety of minerals and vitamins.

Apple and peanut butter make a great combo. Among today's famous nutritious snacks, they top the chart.

Things to watch out for- This combo is a healthy option, but it is crucial to maintain a balance by eating everything in proportion and calorie needs. Having too much peanut butter will make you overweight.

40. Cottage cheese with flax seeds

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Cottage cheese is a low-calorie carbohydrate diet. On the other hand, Flax seeds are considered to be a solid nutritious combo with cottage cheese.

If you want to have healthy fats, then flax seeds are a great option. According to Harvard T. H Chan School of Public Health, Flax Seeds proved suitable for the immune system and heart.

Cottage cheese and flax seeds are also known as Budwig diets. It is named after this duo and became the theme of the proposed cancer treatment.
You can also have flax seeds with low-fat milk or yogurt.

Things to watch out for - Flax seeds and cottage cheese may not be suitable for many people. It can increase the risk of bowel obstruction. If you have a dairy intolerance, you will not be able to eat cottage cheese.

41. Cherry Tomatoes and Mozzarella

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Cherry Tomatoes and Mozzarella are healthy pairs of snacks and have magnificent heart health benefits. According to Japanese researchers, tomatoes help to protect from cardiovascular diseases.

A delicious Sunday snack of cherry tomatoes and Mozzarella couldn't be better. You can add salads to make it more sumptuous.

On the other hand, Mozzarella is a good source of calcium which gives strength to bones. It is also a source of Biotin, also known as Vitamin B7.

Things to watch out for- Tomatoes contain histamine that may lead to skin rashes and allergies. Do not add too many tomatoes to your salad.

42. Baby carrots with blue cheese dressing

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Here is one lip-smacking snack that everybody would enjoy on a Sunday afternoon: dipping baby carrots in creamy blue cheese with crunchy radishes.
Carrots and celery sticks with blue cheese dressing make a healthy snack or appetizer.
Carrots are antioxidants that provide health benefits. They are extremely rich in beta-carotene, a compound that changes into Vitamin A, which keeps your eyes healthy.

Things to watch out for - Excessive intake of carrots may cause Vitamin A Toxicity and allergic reactions. On the other hand, cheese is an excellent source of fat, calcium, and protein. It has high vitamins A and B-12. You should limit the intake of saturated fat.

43. Dried unsweetened coconut

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Coconut is a popular snack. It is mainly used for water, milk, and oil and also in various dishes. Low in carbs and high in fiber and fats, coconuts help to regulate blood sugar.

They contain many essential minerals and amounts of vitamins. There is a high presence of Manganese in coconuts that enhances bone growth. Apart from these health benefits, they are rich in copper and iron, which help build red blood cells.

Things to watch out for- Drink unsweetened coconut in adequate amount. If taken in exessive amount ,it might lead to stomach upset.Coconut water might cause potassium levels in blood to become too high.

44. Double chocolate banana bread bars

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Double chocolate banana bread bars are a perfect blend of sweet, delicacy, and full of chocolate flavor. There is no sugar added because the bananas add to the amount of sweetness.

It is an ideal snack if you crave something sweet and do not want to take in excess calories, fat, and sugar. Perfect after breakfast with a cup of coffee or evening supper sweet treat.

Things to watch out for - Everyone has a sweet tooth, and if you are a person who likes sweet recipes, you definitely should reduce the intake. Bananas and chocolate have good sugar content. You will see yourself gaining extra pounds in a few days. Try having it once a month.

45. Healthy Black Cake Oatmeal Cookies

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Have you ever tried black cake Oatmeal cookies? This baked is a hidden gem and has health benefits too. We all know cookies are not nutritious as eating unprocessed food such as fruits or veggies.

If given an option between desserts, definitely Oatmeal cookies are a healthy option.

Oats are the healthiest and gluten-free grains on earth. They are the source of vitamins, minerals, high fiber, and antioxidants. Oats help in reducing weight and reduce the risk of heart disease and lessens blood sugar levels.

Things to watch out for - Oatmeal cookies contain flour, sugar, eggs, salt, butter. Sugar and butter are detrimental to health. Too much added sugar would lead to weight gain and serious long-term effects. Have oatmeal cookies in moderation.

46. Banana Split

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Making a banana split doesn't take too much time as it is the easiest of all.

A classic banana split could be a combination of any flavor; strawberry ice cream, vanilla, and chocolate served with a banana cut with the toppings of chocolate syrups, cherries, and whipped cream.

You can make your banana split recipe and put your favorite ice cream flavors and toppings. It is the quintessential dessert for a friend's get-together or a dinner party

Things to watch out for - Sundaes and splits are a high-calorie food. Make sure you have them once a month. If you are craving sundaes twice a week, burn it out by doing cardio or HIIT training to balance.

47. Egg On Toast

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If you love American breakfast, you wouldn't want to miss Egg on toast. Quick and easy to prepare, eggs on toast can be served as tasty appetizers too.
Eggs on toast have many varieties like Masala Bread Egg toast, Cheesy Egg toast, Avocado Egg toast.

You can also have these with drinks or juices. It is a nutritious treat that has enough protein.

Things to watch out for - Eggs have many health benefits, but they contain high cholesterol levels. They should be consumed in moderation. If there is an excess intake of eggs, you may develop some allergies.

48. Pears

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Pears are sweet bell-shaped fruits that are not only delicious but also provide tremendous health benefits.

Pears have provitamin A that supports skin health and wound healing. They are also a rich source of essential minerals such as copper and potassium.

Copper is especially for cholesterol metabolism and immunity, and potassium is for the functioning of the heart.

Things to watch out for- Pears are a good source of fiber. When taken excessively, it may be harmful. Too much fiber is bad for digestion as it may interfere with the absorption of vitamins in the body. Complications like stomach bloating, nausea may arise.

49. Grapefruit

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Craving for a healthy refreshing snack? Grapefruit is a good option. It is a bittersweet-tasting citrus fruit and has potent health benefits.
Since it is a citrus fruit, it creates an alkaline reaction post digestion, reducing acidity.

It is a terrific remedy against cold, cough, and flu. Grapefruits are among the lowest-calorie fruits that provide a good amount of fiber and 15 valuable vitamins and minerals.

You can add them to your oatmeal diet or a smoothie.

Things to watch out for - Overeating grapefruit can lead to stomach upset and diarrhea. Please do not take it in large amounts.

50. Keto Hot Chocolate Fudge

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The low-carb hot fudge chocolate fudge sugar-free ice cream topping is delicious. You can make the keto hot chocolate fudge recipe and scoop it over low-carb ice cream, blondies, and keto cheesecake brownies

The hot fudge is a rich and thick chocolate recipe, and you whip it in just 10 minutes. So what's the secret behind the ingredients of this keto hot fudge?

Well, it is natural sugar-free chocolate. Have this drink after your workout.

Things to watch out for - Chocolate already has many calories; make sure to put sugar-free ice cream in the recipe. Do not drink after dinner, as it is difficult to burn fats at night.

51. Cheese Slice

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Cheese is a good source of protein and has a high amount of phosphorus, calcium, and selenium.

It is very healthy, and you can have them in between your meals, more than just munching chips

Things to watch out for- Do not have too many slices and minimize your cravings. Cheese has a high-calorie count.

So, which of these healthy snacks are you going to keep in your desk drawer from now on?

Besides working as a content marketer at Vantage Circle, Shah Alif Ahmed is also an internationally certified nutrition specialist, competitive bodybuilder and a musician. For any queries reach out to editor@vantagecircle.com

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