Swap Your Snack!
My Pope Philippines|September 2019
Swap Your Snack!
Switch From Junk Food To Healthier Choices So You Can Enjoy Your Favorite Treats With Less Guilt.
Cristina Sebastian
They say that you are what you eat, and it definitely says something when you classify your favorite nibbles as “junk food!” Despite usually being very high in calories, junk food isn’t exactly the most satisfying. When you eat it, the refined carbohydrates and added sugars spike your blood sugar and insulin. Your “sugar high” will eventually end in your energy levels crashing, leaving you groggy and probably hungrier than you were before. Junk food is also likely to be high in trans fats, saturated fats, and cholesterol. Having high cholesterol increases your likelihood of suffering from heart disease, diabetes, liver, and kidney diseases.

Consuming junk food once in a while doesn’t hurt, but we could all afford to get in more whole foods into our diet and less refined sugars and salt. By making careful adjustments and a few clever swaps, you can turn your regular treat into a healthier one. Here are some ingredients you can use to help you snack smarter:



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September 2019