Foods that you can swap your sweet tooth craving for. Better food for you.
We all go through phases when we are doing good with our work out and on a good and steady diet plan, and out of no where the craving show up and hit you out of no where.
Here are some healthy alternatives you can have in place in those cravings.
Check out the list below.
Don't eat this
Candy is only packed with
Tons of Calories
Sugar which leads to weight gain and overall poop nutrition. one candy bar has 25grams of sugar in it, that is an entire days worth.
Not mention to much sugar can lead to high levels go blood sugar if you are a diabetic.
Eat this: Dark Chocolate
Real dark chocolate, instead of that milk or candy. Researchers have also found that dark chocolate is good for reducing blood pressure and good for you heart. And this certainly helps that sweet tooth craving.
Don't eat this: Ice Cream
I am a lover of ice cream, but not every day.
Ice cream is packed with calories depending on how much you eat of it and how often you eat it.
and also saturated fats.
And to much dairy is never good for you or your body, when trying to loose weight.
Eat this: Frozen Yogurt
Eat frozen yogurt in alternative instead of ice cream.
Try a half cup of frozen greek yogurt and add you choice of healthy toppings.
Make sure to are choosing healthy topping and make sure you are watching you portion size.
This is a good treat and will help you stay on track with you weight loss plan.
Don't eat this: Potato chips
Chips are high in fat and calories, which lead to weigh gain and obesity 15-20 potato chips contain 10 grams of fat and 154 calories. Potatoe chips are also low in nutrition. And the sodium in them can increase your blood pressure. And can spike cholesterol levels,
Try this: Kale chips
Eating Kale chips, is a better alternative, than those high fat chip snacks. Kale chips are baked and tasty. They help you manage your weight. Not to mention they are low in calories.
Baked in Olive Oil instead of grease.
They contain no Cholesterol.
And no unhealthy saturated fats.
switch from a 300 calorie snack to 150 calorie snack with kale chips.
Don't eat this: Cookies
Like other big fat snack, chocolate cookies contain high amount of sugar, tons on calories and does nothing for you if you are trying to loose weight.
Try this: Granola Bars
Alternative for cookies, a healthy granola bar. You can bake and even find and make your own recipe. A lot of times granola bars contain whole oats, nuts and dried fruits. They are low in cholesterol, help regulate you digestive system and help manage your weight.
Don't drink this: Cokes
Coke drinks are packed in sugar and calories.
The that cause you to gain weight. and cause you to be obese.
Try This: Infused water
Fruit water drinks instead of high sugar fat coke products.
Researchers have shown that fruit water drinks help boost your metabolism.
Infused waters are also used for detox.
You can combine this water with your choice of fruit or vegetables.
Healthy and will help you stay on tack with you weight loss journey.