10 High-Protein Snacks You Can Eat on the Go
Have you ever come home from work and polished off a bag of potato chips while cooking a healthy dinner? Felt the midday slump? Had trouble losing weight or gaining muscle? The problem may lie in your snacks — or lack thereof. Snacking on high-protein foods in particular “can help you feel more satisfied” in between meals than fat or carbohydrates, says McKenzie Hall, RD, co-founder of NourishRDs.com. “Many protein sources also contain other good-for-you nutrients, such as healthy fats in nut butters, fiber in hummus or calcium in dairy,” Hall says. Protein is an all-around nutrient star: muscle builder, metabolism booster and appetite stabilizer. To make it as easy as possible to fit high-protein snacks into your day, here are 10 portable options with at least eight grams of protein and fewer than four ingredients.
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