Why Is It Important To Choose Healthy Snacks?

Snacking can provide many health benefits for all age groups, explains Nutrition Consultant Dr. Meghana Pasi, MyThali Program, ArogyaWorld.

Written by Tavishi Dogra | Updated : September 19, 2023 4:21 PM IST

Provides Balanced Nutrition

Healthy snacks can provide all the essential nutrients like proteins, carbs, vitamins, minerals, fibre, and healthy fats. Including various nutrient-dense snacks into our diet meets our daily nutritional requirements.

Helps Manage Blood Glucose Levels

Diabetics and prediabetics should choose a combination of complex carbs and proteins with high fibre to prevent rapid spikes and crashes in blood sugar.

Helps Regulate Metabolism

Small, frequent meals can help keep your metabolism active. Healthy snacking can prevent excessive hunger and overeating during main meals.

Improves Digestive Health

A high-fiber snack can improve bowel movement and aid gut health.