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Fit Tip: Choose Heart-Healthy Snacks

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Healthy snacking can help you reach your goals while feeling satisfied.  Here are some delicious ideas to help you stay on track:
Go for green pepper sticks, broccoli, carrots, celery, or unsalted rice cakes.  Need dip?  Try hummus!
How about baked apples, raisins, grapes (try them frozen!), low-fat or greek yogurt, clementines or even dark chocolate?

Unsalted sunflower seeds, low-fat yogurt or cheese, cherry or grape tomatoes, unsalted almonds or walnuts.

* * *BONUS TIPS* * *
Prepare your snacks ahead of time.  Wash and cut your produce soon after grocery shopping, then portion into individual containers.  Take a bottle of water and a snack with you to work or when running errands, and avoid temptation like a pro!

Have cravings?  Learn how to calm them down by feeding your body what it REALLY needs!

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Kathie Brown

Certified NASM and AFAA Personal Trainer. Over 20 years experience. Specializes in weight loss, athletes and women body building and leaning out. Crossfit athlete, trains and competes in Crossfit competitions. Took the L1 Crossfit course and completed the judges course. Enjoys working with all levels and body types and loves seeing her clients get stronger and feel confident.

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