8 healthy snacks that help you lose weight while you eat

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SNACKS FROM LEFT - RIGHT

 

1. IMAGINE ORGANIC SOUP

Cream soups are unhealthy? Well, these organic creamy soups are less than 120 calories each and have less than a quarter teaspoon of salt, yet taste so comforting. Choose from creamy broccoli (70 calories) and creamy potato leek (80 calories).

From $5.95, available at Cold Storage

 

2. ATKINS

Fancy a snack bar with a chocolate centre dipped in caramel and doublecoated with chocolate? Surprisingly low in sugar – just 1g – and high in fibre, this 160-calorie treat is truly divine.

$2.35, available at www.thefitnessgrocer.com

 

3. JUICY LICKS

HEALTHSICLES

These popsicles contain varying combinations of fruits and vegetables. Think watermelon puree and honey (57 calories) or lemon juice and blueberry (66 calories). Or try our favourite – the delectable strawberry puree and plain Greek yogurt (123 calories).

$5, available at www.juicylicks.com

 

4. FOOD FOR FRIENDS

TORTILLA CHIPS

Not all chips are created equal and these are crunchy and flavourful. Available in four flavours – veggie (130 calories), black bean and chia (140 calories), salsa fresca (130 calories) and duo (130 calories).

$5.50, available at Cold Storage, Market Place, Fairprice Finest and Jasons

 

5. BOXGREEN

Think popcorn and pretzels but way healthier and tastier. Each box comes with 12 packets of up to four different flavours, which you can choose from a list of 30, including taro strips (102 calories), soya crisps (150 calories) and coco berry smoothie (73 calories).

From $19.90 a month, available at www.boxgreen.co

 

6. EMILY FRUIT CRISPS

The epitome of pure goodness, these dehydrated fruit crisps are free of preservatives, additives and sugar, making them a refreshingly light snack. Choose from three flavours – crunchy apple (124 calories), crunchy banana (134 calories) and crunchy pineapple (133 calories).

$3.50, available at Cold Storage and Guardian

 

7. SAN FRANOLA GRANOLA

Unlike your regular hard-to-chunk-down granola bars, these bite-sized ones have added whey protein that’s said to help with weight loss when combined with a proper workout routine. Choose from four flavours – cinnamon almond (160 calories), California raisin (150 calories), lemon zest (150 calories) and toasted chia (150 calories).

$3.50, available at www.thefitnessgrocer.com

 

8. CAPTAIN OATS

Oats are an excellent natural source of vitamins B1 and B2, which are great for lowering your risk of heart disease and also help ease stress. They also contain beta glucan, a fibre that helps lower cholesterol. To prepare them, all you have to do is mix in hot water and you’re good to go. Each serving contains 159 calories.

$4.30, available at leading supermarkets

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