10 snacks that will help you burn fat

The foods that you choose to consume in between meals can make or break your diet plan. Most people grab-and-go and that can lead to unhealthy choices .However, there are quite a few healthy snacks that are easy to make and actually help you burn fat. 
Looking for some healthy options? It's easier than you might think! Read on to see 10 foods that not only taste great, but can also help you shed pounds .
1. Watermelon 
Watermelon is a delicious summer treat that not only stimulates the taste buds, but also boosts your metabolism. According to an article from Doctor Oz, not only does it have amino acids, but it can also help with hydration. It is recommended to eat a cup per day to help your body burn fat. If you prefer, you could even include it (and other fruit!) in a delicious smoothie. 
2. Berry smoothie 
For those that prefer to drink their snack, this berry smoothie should be at the top of your list. Not only does it taste great, but it is packed with protein. According to an article from Health, the recipe includes soy protein powder, Greek yogurt, frozen berries, and honey. This blended treat is only 139 calories. 
3. Figs
Looking for a sweet, but healthy snack? Figs are the perfect option if you have a sweet tooth. An article from Doctor Oz says that figs have a significant amount of fiber which helps you feel fuller for longer. Not only will figs help you eat less, but also hep you burn the fat. Opt for this nutritious treat next time you have a craving. 
4. Lentils
An article from Health indicates that almost 20% of the population has an iron deficiency. Any time a person lacks something from their diet, the metabolism slows down as a way to preserve energy. The great news is that eating lentils makes up 35% of your daily required intake of iron. Eating this will ensure that you are well on your way to having balanced nutrients in your body and a well-functioning metabolism to help you burn calories. 
5. Edamame 
One cup of edamame is a simple snack that is full of fiber and protein, but only 189 calories. According to Health, simply boil the soybeans and apply a dash of salt. Easy to make and tastes terrific! 
6. Pistachios 
Many people struggle with overeating and eating out of boredom. Doctor Oz indicates that a handful of pistachios not only curbs hunger, but has protein, healthy fats and fiber that can fuel the body. 
7. Hard-boiled eggs
An article from Redbook Mag says that hard-boiled eggs can help improve thyroid function. In case you aren't aware, the thyroid helps control the functioning of your metabolism. Eggs are full of vitamins and nutrients that keep your body strong and active. Boil and enjoy this low-calorie snack. 
8. Popcorn (sprinkle with nutritional yeast)
Many people enjoy the salty goodness of popcorn. It just so happens to be a healthy option for fiber with very few calories. According to an article from Redbook Mag, you should also sprinkle nutritional yeast on top for a dose of the vitamin B12. This nutrient actually works to boost the metabolism. 
9. Canned tuna and crackers
An article from Health describes canned tuna and crackers as a good source of protein and Omega-3. You can indulge on 3 ounces of tuna and 6 whole wheat crackers for your next quick snack. 
10. Peanut butter toast
Peanut butter is a great source of protein and healthy fat. Redbook Mag indicates that spreading it on Ezekiel bread means even more protein for your body! 
Who says snacks can't be healthy and delicious? Share with friends to see which snacks they like the best. 
Resources Health, Doctor Oz, and Redbook Mag
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