Healthy Snacks That Can Help You Lose Weight

By Jamie Leach

Nuts provide the optimal balance of healthy fats, protein, and fiber for a nutritious snack.

Mixed nuts

Apples are a fruit abundant in fiber. Peanuts contain healthful fats, plant-based protein, and fiber.

Apple slices with peanut butter

Cottage cheese and fruit produce a sweet, creamy, and substantial snack due to the cheese's protein and fat content complementing the fruit's fiber content. 

Cottage cheese and fruit

Kale is packed with fiber, antioxidants, and minerals and contains less oxalic acid, an anti-nutrient that inhibits calcium absorption.

Kale chips

A protein smoothie can be a satisfying snack when you need something substantive to hold you over until the next meal.

Protein smoothie

A healthful whole grain, oats include more protein and fiber than other cereals.


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