#4 – Rice Cakes
Low calorie and crunchy snack, seems like a great choice.
Unfortunately, these little disks of wonder will most likely send your blood sugar into a tailspin.
A terrible occurrence for weight loss and overall health.
To put this into perspective, rice cakes have an average glycemic index rating between 80 – 92.
Pure glucose has a rating of 100.
Besides, this snack gives your body a whole lot of nothing in terms of nutrition. No fat, no fiber, minimal minerals and 1 – 2 grams of protein if you’re lucky.
1 Slice of 100% Whole Grain Toast or Udi’s Gluten Free Bread with 1 tbs. Nut Butter
- 290 calories
- 14 grams protein
- 9 grams fiber
1 Ounce Serving of Almonds and an Apple
- 280 Calories
- 8 grams protein
- 10.3 grams fiber