Dietitian shares 10 healthy snack ideas for weight loss


High in fiber, protein, and healthy fats. Helps keep hunger at bay and improve heart health. A 1-ounce serving provides 172 calories, 3g of fiber, and 6g of protein.


Low in calories and high in fiber. Provides potent antioxidants and 100% of daily vitamin C needs. Contains about 271 calories and 5g of fiber per whole grapefruit.


Meaty texture with satiating fiber and protein. Half cup offers 150 calories, 8g of protein, and 7g of fiber. Can be roasted or air-fried for a crunchy snack.


High in natural sugar but can be savored slowly. Contains about 100 calories per cup. Can be frozen for a refreshing snack or paired with cheese.


High in fiber and protein. A 1-ounce serving (about 3 cups) of air-popped popcorn has 4g of fiber, almost 3g of protein, and 110 calories. A whole grain snack with staying power.


Fills nutritional gaps with fiber, calcium, protein, prebiotics, and probiotics. Opt for plain yogurt with added fruit for sweetness and fiber. Choose full-fat or reduced-fat options for better satisfaction.


Provides complex carbohydrates and protein. Two tablespoons of hummus offer close to 2g of fiber. Pair with raw vegetables for a satisfying snack.


Complex carb that fills you up without spiking blood sugar. Good source of fiber. Enjoy as a hearty snack by keeping unsweetened instant oatmeal packets or overnight oats handy.

Dried Fruit:

Portable and nutritious snack. Packed with filling fiber and essential vitamins and minerals. Pair with nuts for a balance of healthy carbs and protein.


Enjoyed in moderation, can be part of a balanced diet. Avoids deprivation and overeating. A small treat can satisfy cravings without derailing weight management efforts.