For many of us, work and family life can increase our stress levels. When stressed, we tend to indulge in unhealthy snacks; grabbing for the next bag of high-calorie potato chips and soft drink.
But, before you cave-in to those unhealthy snack urges, here’s a list of healthy snacks worth munching on at any time of the day:
- Raisins – rich in antioxidants that are good for the heart; great mixed with nuts or granola.
- Popcorn – high in polyphenols, antioxidants that improve heart health; but, hold the butter
- Nuts – packed with vitamins, minerals, and heart-healthy fats
- Apples – loaded with antioxidants that prevent the rise of bad cholesterol, which causes plaque buildup in the arteries
So, the next time you have a snack attack, reach for one of these healthy snack alternatives.