Posts tagged Healthy Snacks
Halloween Candy Survival Guide

There are very few downsides to the fall season. The weather is great, the leaves are beautiful, and festive decoration options (and latte flavors) abound. But October in particular can pose a unique challenge to the waistline.

There is candy EVERYWHERE.

As soon as October 1st rolls around, bowls of fun sized everything starts to pop up on desk corners, at grocery store checkouts, and even at the dentist office. While occasional indulging is mostly harmless, it can be easy to form a new snack habit.

Even if you aren’t into the halloween scene, escaping the bite-sized temptations is nearly impossible. Since October 31st is rapidly approaching, be sure to print out our halloween survival guide for tips and tricks on how to treat yourself without going overboard.

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Protein Peanut Butter Balls

Healthy snacks are a big challenge, and they are usually the thing that derails an otherwise healthy eating day. Unfortunately, over-doing it on snacks in-between meals is all it takes to halt (or even reverse) weight and fat loss progress.

The struggle is especially real when you work long hours, or are constantly on-the-go balancing errands, soccer practice and after school pickups.

So basically, if you are a human in today’s day and age, snacks are likely a struggle.

For most of us, the challenge is not having enough time to cook or chop something healthy. Not to mention the fact that even if you in theory had time, who is actually near a kitchen around 3pm?!

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How to Curb Late-Night Snacking

Most of us have no trouble passing on a sleeve of Oreos for breakfast. I mean, they are delicious, but in the morning it's easy to also recognize that they aren't nutritious.

But as the day goes on, this logic can start to break down. 

We start to rationalize why a sleeve of Oreos is a good idea. You didn't punch your annoying boss Larry in the face, that deserves something right? Or maybe it's time for a reward after a long day?

For most people, after dinner eating rituals aren't even directly tied to whether or not Larry was in the office that day. It's simpler (but potentially more challenging) than that. 

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