The Schwarzbein Principle Diet: 4 Snack Ideas

The Schwarzbein Principle Diet is a diet that encourages the consumption of foods that are rich in protein and healthy fats, and low in simple carbohydrates. If you are considering the Schwarzbein Principle Diet, it is important to include a variety of healthy snacks in order to achieve the best results. This article will provide you with 4 great snack options guaranteed to get you on the road to a great weight. Try them out today!

1. Hard Boiled Egg

A hard boiled egg makes a great snack option for individuals who are on or who are considering starting the Schwarzbein Diet. Eggs are often referred to as the “perfect protein,” due to both their high protein content and the amount of protein that is actually stored by the body instead of being excreted. Since the Schwarzbein Diet encourages the consumption of high amounts of dietary protein, eggs of any kind are great–but hard boiled eggs are especially good due to the fact that they can be easily transported and don’t need to be refrigerated.

2. Raw Peas

Peas are another great option for people on the Schwarzbein Principle Diet. Peas contain high amounts of fiber, which is important for dieters for two reasons; first, fiber is bulky, and therefore takes up a lot of room in the stomach. Secondly, fiber is slow digesting, and stays in the stomach for a long period of time before entering the digestive tract. Be sure to look for peas that are still in the shell. This is important because it will not only ensure that the peas are of the highest quality, but peas that are still in their shell will be more difficult to eat. Research has found that one of the reasons behind the development of obesity is that people are eating their food to quickly. Eating peas that are still in the shell take a longer time to eat, and by the time you unshell quite a few, you may realize you are no longer hungry. 

3. Carrots with Hummus

Like peas, carrots contain high amounts of dietary fiber, making them great for people on the Schwarzbein Principle Diet. Instead of using the traditional ranch sauce as a dip for you carrots, consider using hummus. Hummus typically contains high amounts of olive oil, which is rich in monounsaturated fatty acids. Monounsaturated fatty acids have been found to be essential in the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease, stroke and even Alzheimer’s disease.

4. Turkey Breast Roll

Finally, turkey makes a great option for snacks. Turkey is a rich source of dietary protein, which like fiber is great for dieters. Protein helps dieters by creating a feeling of satiety, and therefore will prevent overeating at future meals. When choosing turkey, look for cold cuts that contain as few additives as possible. Additives typically are high in fat and calories, and can be detrimental both for dieters as well as for people who are simply concerned about their general health.

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