The word Snacks rings a tune high in calories, carbs, sugar and unhealthy fats and a red alarm for health and weight concerns. So to avoid the unavoidable adverse effects of traditional snacks we were on the lookout for healthier low crab alternatives.
And in came the Keto Snacks (low-crab snacks), a variety that mimics the effects of fasting and still allows you to enjoy some tasty servings in between your meals.
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A major hindrance to weight loss comes from the counter of snacks. They are rich in unhealthy crabs and fats and are equally delicious. A deadly and a hard to dodge combination for even the most determined ones.
Keto snacks helps in sustainable weight loss and control by suppressing hunger and food cravings by cutting off excess crabs and calories in the name of small-frequent-servings. And they have shown clear results. But with such high restrictions on crabs and calorie intake ,they are highly limited to few handful items only.
Keto snacks support weight loss by using up the glycogen reserves. Weight gain from excess water retention is also benefited from the glycogen drop.
Keto snacks have to get 60%-80% of their calories from fats and the rest from proteins.
A list of few Keto Snacks to indulge in, is as follows:
- Berries ( Raspberries, Strawberries, Blueberries and Balckberries)
- 70%-80-% Dark Chocolate
- Bone Broth
- Full-fat Cheese
- Keto Salads
- Keto Cookies
- Keto Crackers
- Veggie Sticks
- Kale Chips
- Beef Jerky
- Hard-boiled Eggs
- Short glasses of Heavy Cream
BENIFITS OF KETO SNACKS
Keto snacks are high energy boosters; they prevent energy drops which are usually associated with normal healthy snacks. They curb the crab-cravings and keeps you satisfied until the nest meal and are also highly fulfilling in terms of nutritional values.
They provide good amounts of proteins for growth and repair and ample amounts of calories for healthy weight maintenance. They are also well balanced in terms of micronutrients and essential vitamins.
DOWNSIDE OF KETO SNACKS
Keto snacks though are highly dependable and sustainable sources of snacking and a good habit to lose afew extra pounds, has its limitations as well.
With low crab bites, it is normal to fill unsatisfied and so is easy to over indulge, causing the breach of caloric barrier and preventing weight loss.
Keto snacks encourage the use of good amounts of saturated fats which is a major problem for diabetic patients.
Keto snacks suffer from an even bigger disadvantage of being highly limited in terms of variety. This easily disheartens the weight loss enthusiastic by boring them out of choices.
Keto snacks also cause excessive thirst and frequent urination.
In long term, Keto snacks and diet causes adverse effects like kidney stones and increase in levels of cholesterols and triglycerides. Women in keto diet have also experienced problems like amenorrhea or other problems related to the menstrual cycle.
KETO SNACKS AS A CHOICE
With all its benefits and limitations it’s neither highly reliable nor too petty to be not considered. It’s to be tailor made to suit the needs and requirements of individuals.