Dash Diet Healthy Snacks
Finding healthy snacks is such and important part of the DASH diet, we all have craving for something sweet at time, but if it becomes uncontrollable here is a quick fix that will help your with your cravings so you can keep on your diet.
To over come your salt cravings add more good fats in your diet like avocado, nuts and seeds, this will help make better choices when you eat,.
With every meal you need to have a protein and a carbohydrate. The protein breaks down the food and slows down your cravings. Plus add a little dairy to your lunch. Here are some ideas of combinations of healthy snack as and meals that will curb your appetite, try this for at least 3 weeks to get the best results and you will be eating less calories and one indulge in those sweet treats.
English Muffin (whole Grain) with Almond Butter
English Muffin (whole Grain) with an Egg
Whole Wheat Pasta with Chicken
Lentils with Salmon
Brown Rice with Tuna
Corn Tortilla with Steak
Often cravings are a sign that you are dehydrated, it’s so important to drink water so add a some flavoring to your water and keep a jug of cold lemon water in your fridge, or a jug of strawberry flavored water- your favorite flavor and then you can drink as much of it all day long.
Some other tips to stop you from craving , try brushing your teeth.
2 cups of popcorn
1 tablespoon of coconut oil
3 tablespoon of hemp seeds (they have protein) and they are a super food.
Mix all together.
The benefits of Hemp Seeds
Hemp seeds are high in protein and contain all nine of the essential amino acids. They also have fiber, vitamin E, and a balanced ratio of omega 3 fatty acids to omega 6, 3:1. Hemp seeds have been found to help people with immune deficiency diseases and are rich in phytonutrients which help protect against diseases.