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6 Best Low Calorie Snacks ...

By Dianna

Snacking isn't always a bad thing. Studies show that eating three healthy meals and two snacks a day can actually help you lose weight. By eating every three hours, your metabolism will stay elevated and you will burn more calories. Also, healthy snacking will make you less likely to overeat during your regular meals.

Check out 5 Tips on Eating Often and Losing Weight … to see how it works.

Try the following snack ideas to keep you burning those calories:

1 Dark Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

Dark Chocolate-Dipped StrawberriesDark chocolate is rich in antioxidants and we all know that fresh fruit is good for us. Melt 1 ounce of dark chocolate in a glass bowl and dip strawberries for a sweet decadent treat.

Calories: 150

2 Apples with Peanut Butter

Apples with Peanut ButterApples are full of fiber and peanut butter is rich with protein and good monosaturated fats. 1 tbsp. of peanut butter and 1 medium apple.

Calories: 150

3 100 Calorie Sun Chips

100 Calorie Sun ChipsDo you love chips as much as I do? Then I've got great news for you! There are actually chips that are only 100 cal per serving and they taste amazing! Oh, and one more thing - unlike other snacks, a pack of Sun Chips will easily fit into your purse and you'll be able to take them wherever you go! Yummy, healthy and so mess-free! Love them!

Calories: 100
4. Veggies and Dip
100 Calorie Sun ChipsYou can’t go wrong with vegetables! Mix one packet of instant soup mix like Knorr’s vegetable soup, with 1 cup of low-fat plain yogurt. Try dipping pepper strips, celery or broccoli for a tasty healthy treat.

Calories: 150
5. Sassy Popcorn
100 Calorie Sun ChipsWho would have thought that popcorn can be a healthy snack! But turns out this one is! It has no trans fat and even contains 5 grams of fiber per serving! Take this low-fat mini bag of delicious popcorn and jazz up the flavor by adding a little spoon of melted organic butter. I personally love Smart Food Popcorn Clusters with honey flavor, it's one of my all time favorite snacks!

Calories: 150

6 Healthy Tuna Sandwich

Healthy Tuna SandwichInstead of mayo, try mixing in low-calorie dressing into tuna packed in water. Use a whole wheat pita pocket instead of traditional bread for the the extra fiber.

Calories: 150

And what are your favorite healthy snacks that keep you satisfied between meals?

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