Heart-Healthy Snack Options 

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By  Mehak Pal
Published Sep 30, 2021

Want to have snacks that are healthy for your heart? 

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Here are a few heart healthy snacks you can try 

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Almonds are the best option for snacking to keep your heart health in check as they satiate hunger pangs 

Almonds

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Studies suggest having a handful of almonds lowers bad cholesterol 

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This is a superfood packed with omega-3 fatty acids, fibre, protein, magnesium, antioxidants and phosphorus 

Chia seeds pudding 

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 Prepare a pudding by blending half a coconut and almond milk with a cup of cubed watermelon. Pour it into a bowl and add chia seeds and maple syrup. Refrigerate it overnight 

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A healthy snacking option that keeps you away from various health issues such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart diseases and diabetes 

Brussels sprouts

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They are low in calories, fat and are high in fibre. They also provide essential nutrients required for the body 

It is a convenient heart-healthy snack as it is full of nourishment and can help keep your stomach full for longer

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Muesli Smoothie 

Add muesli and 3 tbsp of milk to a bowl. Refrigerate it overnight. Blend muesli, banana, cinnamon powder, honey and ice cubes. Decorate it with peanut butter

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It is an excellent heart-healthy snack as they both are high in fibre and help maintain a balance between your blood sugar and cholesterol levels 

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Apple with nut butter 

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