Snacking is a way of life.
The individuals that eat smaller meals or have snacks throughout the day tend to be in better shape and overall be healthier. It’s because they’re keeping the body fueled and thus are not starving for the next meal which can easily lead to overindulging.
Another key reason these individuals are not hangry is because they are eating snacks that are high in protein. Yes, this does play a significant role! Protein is part of the building blocks of life. It plays such a vital part in the body for cell and tissue repair, making enzymes, hormones, and body chemicals. It also plays a large role in the health of your bones, skin, cartilage, blood, and muscles. It’s important that you are getting a good amount of protein in your diet.
Instead of reaching for those carbs and junky snacks that are calorie dense and nutrient poor, reach for something that will help fuel the body. Not sure where to start? Here are 10 high protein snack ideas to try. These snacks are easy to make, are certainly portable, and best of all will leave you satiated.
Have some favorite high protein snacks that didn’t make the cut? Feel free to share your picks in the comments below.
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