For a metro officer who has a hectic schedule, a great between meal or an afternoon tea snack is one choice that gives you a dose of energy and keeps your mind alert. The question is: which one is good for you? Here, we’ve got a shortlist of 6 smart and healthy snacks for you to choose from...
Crispy Seafood Crispy Anchovies (Pla Ching Chang) and squids not only fill up your breaks with great taste, but also give you proteins and high calcium. Dipped with wasabi, mustard or ketchup, these crispy seafood snacks are deliciously unbeatable for everyone.
French Fries If you think French fries are enemies to your health, think twice. Once you fry them in sunflower oil, the French fries becomes nutritious snacks as 44-75% of Linoleic acid in sunflower oil can help reduce cholesterol and prevent blood clots.
Dried Fruits/Fruit Chips With advanced process, now you can enjoy snacking apples, guavas, jackfruits, pineapples, bananas and even vegetables like carrots, broccolis, and tomatoes in different ways. Although they are lower in nutrient contents comparing to the fresh ones, they still give you high degrees of vitamins and calcium.
Low-fat Yogurt Yogurt contains Lactobacillus, Acidosis and Streptococcus Thermophilus, which are decent for your digestive system. What else? It also relieves your grumble stomach during work hours, especially when you follow it with a glass of water.
Crispy Nuts and Grains Not all nuts and grains are yummy and healthy for you. Choose those with good cholesterol or HDL (High Density Lipoprotein) for examples, sesame, almond, sunflower seeds and pistachio nuts that give you essentials vitamin A, B, C and fibers. Avoid peanuts and cashew nuts which are causes of weight gain.
Japanese Pigeon Peas Japanese pigeon peas are definitely nothing new to salad bar fans. They not only have delicious fl avor, but also high protein, fi ber, and anti-carcinogenic quality. The peeled and ready-to-eat ones are recommended in office premises.
Tips: During the day, our body normally needs 200 calories every 2-4 hours in order to prevent us from faint and dizziness caused by too low blood sugar level.