10 Ways To Master The Art of Snacking
2 months ago
With the right choices, snacks in between meals or shared among friends make life more bearable
In addition, snacking can be a life or death matter for people living with diabetes. But it’s important for those living with the disease to mind their portion size, as having too many snacks is certain to screw up one's blood glucose levels, according to the American Diabetes Association. A healthy snacking habit can also help you drop a dress size or give you reason to buy a new belt. The working theory is that if you aren't starving when you sit down for your main meals, you order less and consume fewer excess calories.
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Too often, busy people with erratic schedules come up with all kinds of excuses why they’ve skipped meals and choose -- admittedly -- less health-conscious snack choices like corn nuts and pork cracklins over dried fruit and kale chips. That’s one reason Sue Kramlich founded the Wisconsin-based Simply Snackin’, which sells an assortment of protein rich dried meat snacks with a fruity twist. The snack’s compact packaging makes it an easy thing to throw in your purse or messenger bag as you head out the door.
“Although it might sound weird, people have been surprised that it tastes good,” Kramlich said in a phone interview. “It’s not a jerky. We all want healthier snacks, but I’m not going to eat it if it doesn’t taste good.”
Okay, so I am greedy! I have an unusual obsession with consuming food. And, no, I’m not overweight. You won’t be either, if you snack properly.
Folks, there is something about the crunch that holds your over until lunch! I say there is something about the chew that keeps the day in view! My friends, there is something about the sweet that makes you complete!
Lord, have mercy!
All I’m trying to say is if loving snacks is wrong, I don’t want to be right! Take a gander at the gallery up top for snack ideas. I’ve tasted and thoroughly enjoyed them all.