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I tend to eat late at night - any suggestions for healthy late-night snacks that won't derail my weight loss progress?

Hey guys,

I have been struggling with late-night snacking for a while now. I tend to feel hungry just before I go to bed and end up reaching for something unhealthy like chips or cookies. I'm trying to lose weight and I know that this is not good for my progress.

So, I was wondering if anyone has any suggestions for healthy late-night snacks that won't derail my weight loss goals? I want something that will satisfy my hunger but won't add too many extra calories.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated! Thank you in advance.

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violette.bruen

Hey there,

I understand how difficult it can be to find a healthy late-night snack that won't sabotage your weight loss goals. One snack that I highly recommend is a small serving of berries like strawberries, blueberries, or raspberries. These berries are low in calories and high in fiber and antioxidants, so they’re great for satisfying cravings.

Another great option that I love is air-popped popcorn. It's a perfect snack that's low in calories, high in fiber, and satisfies your craving for something crunchy. Just make sure to add some seasoning like nutritional yeast, chili powder or garlic powder for flavor, making it a great option for late-night snacking while still keeping on track with my weight loss goals.

If I'm looking for a more filling option, I go for a hard-boiled egg with some avocado slices. This snack provides a good balance of healthy fats and protein and is low in calories, which helps me feel full without feeling guilty.

Lastly, I love having a cup of chamomile tea to wind down before bed. It's a relaxing ritual that helps me to relax and fall asleep without feeling hungry.

I hope these snack options help you achieve your weight loss goals.

afeil

Hey, I can totally relate to this struggle. I used to snack on junk food late at night as well, and it made it difficult for me to achieve my weight loss goals. However, I've found a few healthy snack options that work for me.

One of my go-to snacks is a handful of almonds. They are satisfying, healthy, and have a good amount of protein and fiber which keeps me from feeling too hungry. Another option is sliced fruits like apple, pear or banana. They are sweet and satisfying, and I can even dip them in a bit of peanut butter for extra flavor.

If I'm feeling more savory, I'll make some air-popped popcorn with a bit of salt or add some hummus to chopped raw veggies like carrots and cucumbers. These snacks are low in calories and provide the crunch and flavor I crave.

Hope this helps!

icie20

Hello there!

I can totally relate to you as I have gone through the same struggle of finding healthy late-night snack options. However, one of my go-to snacks when I want something savory is roasted seaweed sheets. They're a great low-calorie snack that is full of iodine and potassium, which helps with preventing bloating.

If I'm craving something sweet, then I make a small bowl of oatmeal with a sliced banana, some cinnamon, and a few drops of honey or maple syrup. It's a filling and satisfying snack that's also healthy.

Another option is having some sliced veggies like bell peppers or carrot sticks with some hummus or guacamole. Veggies are low in calories and the dips help to add some flavor and texture.

One more snack that's worth mentioning is a small serving of edamame. This snack is rich in protein, fiber, and is very low in calories, making it a perfect late-night snack.

I hope these snack ideas help you stay satisfied while making healthier and calorie-friendly choices.

lpfeffer

Hi,

I also faced the same challenge when losing weight. Late-night cravings were my downfall but then I discovered roasted chickpeas. They're a great snack option if you want something crunchy and savory to munch on. Just season some chickpeas with spices like paprika and garlic, and then roast them in the oven until they are crunchy. This snack is high in fiber and low in calories.

Another great option is a small serving of cottage cheese topped with fresh berries or mixed nuts. Cottage cheese is high in protein and the berries or nuts add some extra flavor and texture.

If you're in the mood for something sweet, then I would recommend trying some frozen grapes. They’re a natural, sweet snack option that satisfies any sweet cravings without adding any extra sugar, plus they’re low in calories.

I hope these snacks will help you achieve your weight loss goals without affecting your late-night snacking routine.

mariano75

Hi there!

I completely understand your dilemma as I've faced a similar situation myself. Late-night cravings tend to get the best of us, and we often end up snacking on unhealthy food items that disturb our weight loss goals.

When I want to snack late at night, my go-to choice is a Greek yogurt with some nuts and berries added to it. This is a satisfying snack that satisfies my sweet tooth and provides me with the necessary protein I need to keep me full all night long.

If I'm craving something savory, I'll make a small bowl of vegetable broth or miso soup. The savory and warm nature of the soup can help to curb my cravings while the warm liquid induces a feeling of satisfaction, helping me get to sleep without feeling hungry.

Lastly, you can never go wrong with a green smoothie. They are packed with fiber, vitamins, and minerals making them a healthy option for late-night snacking. Just blend some spinach, banana, and almond milk and you're good to go!

Hope this helps you in your quest to find a healthy late-night snack!

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