High protein snacks are essential to anyone on a weight loss or fitness program or simply watching their weight – so what should you reach for when hunger strikes?
Protein is a key component of any diet and is particularly important when you’re trying to lose weight.
If you’ve read our article on high protein food you’ll appreciate just why that is.
Protein fills you up and keeps you full for longer, staves off hunger, boosts your metabolism and conserves muscle tissue when you’re dieting.
High Protein Snacks – Effective for health
Ideally, you should aim to eat 5-6 small meals a day – whether trying to lose weight or stay a healthy weight.
That’s three main meals and 2-3 healthy snacks.
Now, the best snacks to eat are high in protein, low in fat and carbs. So, what kind of high protein snacks are a good choice?
Here are some easy, quick and tasty ideas to try that work well for us – you’re bound to find something you like!
There you go – a few ideas for high protein snacks to get you started.
They each take a few minutes to prepare and can be put in a lunch box or thermos flask and taken to work.
Aim for 10-20g of protein in each snack depending on your daily requirements.