Swap your regular potato chips for an upgraded version with kale. The green veggie is loaded with protein, fiber, and antioxidants like beta carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin.
In addition to being packed with protein (around 25 g per cup), full-fat cottage cheese is rich in linoleic acid, a fatty acid that’s tied to fat loss.
Instead of eating them plain, try roasting your chickpeas with extra-virgin olive oil, sea salt, and a generous sprinkle of cumin or smoked paprika for a boost of flavor.
Overweight and obese women who ate 1 1/2 ounces of nuts as part of a low-calorie diet for three months lost more weight than women who didn’t eat nuts.
Go for raw veggies like celery and carrots—they’re rich in carotenoids, a type of polyphenol that research suggests could help improve your insulin sensitivity as well as lower your waist circumference.
This recipe makes enough for two snacks, Shapiro says. Or if you’re following a plant-based diet, try this vegan coconut chia pudding.