Healthy Alternatives For Regular Snacks


Published Sep 19, 2021

Hindustan Times


Looking for healthy alternatives for regular snacks?

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Here are a few healthy substitutes that you can swap with your everyday snacks 

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Roasted chana is a healthier alternative to snacking as it has a lot of nutrients and contains zero sodium 

Roasted chana instead of regular namkeen 

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Baked veggies are packed with nutrients and contain the same crispness as french fries 

Baked veggies instead of french fries

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Popcorns are a great alternative to fried chips as they are low in calories and rich in fibre

Popcorns instead of chips

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A healthy alternative to fries as they have high levels of beta-carotene and contains vitamin B6, C, and D 

Sweet potato wedges instead of fries

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Fruit smoothies are not only healthy but also keep your stomach full for a long time

 Fruit smoothies instead of soda 

You can switch to jaggery or fruits as they include natural sugar and are low in fat unlike sweets

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Jaggery or fruit instead of sweets 

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It is full of antioxidants and contains fibre, iron, magnesium, copper, zinc, potassium and phosphorus 

 Dark chocolate instead of regular or white chocolate

You can enhance the nutritional value of your snack by adding a tbsp of peanut butter or almond butter to a toast 

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Peanut butter toast instead of biscuits 

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