7 Healthy Snacks To Fight Off The 3pm Slump
We’ve all suffered the 3pm slump from time to time, but before you reach for that chocolate bar, check out our list of energy packed alternatives.
- Apple Wedges
Apples are an excellent source of dietary fiber, with a single apple containing approximately 4.4 grams of fiber. Studies have also shown that eating just one apple a day can result in a 28% reduction in risk for Type 2 Diabetes.
- Protein Shake
Protein Shakes are a quick and easy way to get a hit of protein power. Pick up a BSc Hydroxyburn Pro Shake’N’Take after your next workout.
A handful of unsalted almonds are a tasty snack to get you through that 3pm slump. The high fiber levels in almonds also help to keep you feeling fuller for longer, preventing over-eating.
- Medjool Dates
Medjool dates are a great energy boost for when you’re on the go. They’re a great substitution for unhealthy sweet treats such as chocolates. Medjool dates also make a great alternative to sugar or honey when baking.
- Chocolate Protein Mousse
Craving something naughty? Our Chocolate Protein Mousse recipe will satisfy any sweet tooth.
- Vegetable sticks with Hummus Dip
Hummus is a high protein snack that can help fight cravings and balance blood sugar levels. The iron content in hummus also provides a great energy boost. Swap out artificially flavoured crackers with vegetable sticks for an even healthier alternative.
Bananas are a low GI snack that provide the perfect afternoon pick-me-up. These tropical treats are also high in potassium, which helps regulate blood pressure.
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