Snacking is not a bad thing. It is important to keep the body healthy. Snacking can help the body gets more nutrition. In snacking, the caloric needs to be in consideration. Healthy snacks are enjoyable. However, it is usually neglected by everyone. Before snacking you have to assess yourself first. Do not snack if you are hungry, sad, angry or lonely. This is because eating has a connection to emotions. Be careful in eating if you have bad eating habits. Do not snack if your reason is not hunger. It will just cause you to load more foods. Try another routine such as reading a book, checking your emails or walking around.
What are the snack choices on the HCG diet?
HCG promotes healthy snacking and loading of meals. The snack choice of HCG diet is more on fruit choices. Fruits can be grabbed quickly. You can eat it before the cravings become severe. You can keep an HCG diet fruit in a small container. Bring an apple or orange with you if you go to work. Have an easy to grab a snack. HCG diet only allows fruit because it is healthy. It brings health benefits that can help in weight loss. However, be careful about your fruit choices. Some fruits have natural sugar that may add weight. Fruit can also help in proper digestion because of the high-fiber content.
Fiber is known to be a great help of weight loss. It helps in bowel integrity and health. Fiber lowers the blood pressure and sugar levels. It also stops the high-cholesterol level in the blood. Thus, prevents heart and other cardiovascular diseases. It can help in maintaining a healthy weight. Fiber lowers the chance of constipation.
You have to load more on dietary fibers. It is usually found in the plant sources. Fiber is not digested in the body. It will just pass out in the body and leaves the nutrients. It helps reduce the risk of diabetes. Fiber is split into a soluble and insoluble fiber. Fiber is commonly found in green leafy vegetables. The HCG diet has a list of the allowed veggies. HCG diet fibers are helpful in the work of HCG hormones in weight loss. This is beneficial in the VLCD and for maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
The HCG vegetable choices are:
- Radish, cucumbers, and salad
- Onion, asparagus, celery
- Spinach, broccoli, fennel
- Chard, cauliflower, tomatoes
- Cabbage, beet greens and mixed greens