Midnight Snacking Alternatives

Posted on : July 21, 2017

 

It’s midnight and your stomach is gnawing at you to feed it something that you just thought of 20 seconds ago. Your cravings are fluctuating and you’re having an internal war with yourself because you know that you shouldn’t be eating unhealthy snacks so late at night.

Here are a few suggestions for you in the hopes that you can go back to bed with peace of mind knowing that you made a great choice for your body and your overall health.

Chips

Instead of yanking open the bag of greasy joy,¬†take a second to reassess. Try some popcorn instead. You may also try to grab kale chips the next time that you’re in the grocery store. If it’s the crunch that you’re really missing, give nuts a try. You can have pistachios, almonds, or walnuts- there are so many options.

Candy

The sweet tooth is nagging you and you want to fall prey to all the sugar-filled candy stash that you try to keep out of your line of sight. Halt and rethink that decision. Try eating a fruit, instead. Fruit will give you the sweet kick that you so desperately crave while supplying you with additional nutrients.

Ice Cream

If you’re in the mood for ice cream, the best advice is to not even buy it in the first place. Instead, purchase frozen yogurt, which uses yogurt and milk as its main components instead of cream. This alternative will help you cut back on the fats that are so prominent in your regular ice cream.

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