If you are suffering from hunger pangs at around 7.30 pm, but don't want to indulge in your favourite fast food snack as you are trying to manage your waistline, worry not.
We have compiled a list of healthy foods, with the help of Sunita Pathania - Sr. Registered Dietician and Diabetes Educator, Healthy LivingDiet Clinic, Mumbai, which will help keep hunger at bay and your weight in check.
If you want to satisfy your late evening cravings then we suggest you eat around 13-14 almonds. This is a perfect snack, as it will not only fill you up, but it is only about 98 calories.
2: An apple
Eating an apple, a day will not only keep the doctor away, but will also keep help limit your calorie intake. An apple contains only 100 calories. So grab a crunchy apple and bite into it as it is rich in soluble fibre, which helps to protect against environmental pollutants and eliminates cholesterol.
3: Salted peanuts
Peanuts are a healthy and nutritious snack. So try eating around 10 salted peanuts or a small handful, as they only contain around 74 calories. Besides, these nuts also have a low GI, and they release energy slowly, so it helps to keep you full for a longer period.
Grapes are a great way to keep full and are low in calories. Eat about 30 grapes, because they help treat anaemia, fatigue, arthiritis, gout, rheumatism and only contain 100 calories.
Melons are the best diet snack. A single melon contains only 88 calories. They are made up of water, so are extremely low in calories.
6: Tomato soup
If you are not a foodie, then you could enjoy some tomato soup, because it is easy to make and a small bowl contains only 74 calories.
7: Cherry all the way
These tiny delicious fruit are full of vitamins and are low in fat. Eating 25 cherries contains only 100 calories.
Try eating a refreshing pear to satisfy your hunger, as a single pear contains 100 calories and will keep you full.
A cup of this super food is only about 83 calories. Blueberries are full of antioxidants, which help slow down the aging process and protect your heart against various ailments.
This healthy fruit is a great source of vitamin C. Eat 2 kiwis as a snack as this will fill you up and are only about 58 calories. So indulge in this fruit as a evening snack. Besides, kiwis also aid in digestion and will help you achieve a clear, healthy complexion.