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Pink's Personal Trainer Jeanette Jenkins Reveals 10 Healthy Snack Ideas to Burn Fat Fast

Eat your way to a fit figure with these nutritious foods. 
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Contrary to what some people believe, snacking isn't necessarily death to your diet. In fact, slipping protein, good carbs, and fiber into your day can help drive your weight loss goals. In a recent Instagram video, Jeanette Jenkins, Pink's personal trainer, offers up 10 "healthy snack ideas to help you on your healthy living journey."

Greek Yogurt with Berries and Granola

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She starts with Greek yogurt with berries and granola. "Your Greek yogurt is low in sugar, but high in protein and your berries are packed with antioxidants, vitamin C, fiber and tons of phytonutrients. Your granola, this specific granola has flax seeds and pumpkin seeds in it," she adds. "The flax seeds are gonna give you some healthy Omega-3 fatty acids and your pumpkin seeds are gonna give you some iron. Very important for your blood cells, your hemoglobin, and very important for anyone who is anemic."

Fresh Juices Green + Red

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Fresh juices make great snack options "because they're packed with nutrients," she says. "Both your green juice, your red juice, green juice specifically is alkalizing to the body, helps reduce inflammation, is a great way to get some greens in for the day. So if you're busy running around, you don't have time to sit down or you've missed a meal, get juice, some green juice in." She recommends greens three times a day.

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Boiled Eggs


Boiled eggs are another "great" option for a snack, according to Jenkins. "They're high in protein," she points out.

Happy Viking Protein Shake

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Jenkins is also a fan of Happy Viking protein shakes, "created by our sister Venus Williams." she says. "They're high in protein."

Peppers with Cottage Cheese or Hummus

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Next up, peppers. "They're nice and crunchy. You can have them with some cottage cheese for high protein. Hummus is a great option that's non-dairy and it is made from chickpeas, so you're getting your fiber," she says.

AirPop Popcorn


Popcorn is another great snack. "It's high in fiber and it's low calorie. AirPop is the best option," says Jenkins.

Side Salad


She also recommends a side salad "anytime of the day. You can even have a side salad with your breakfast, with your eggs. You can have a side salad as a snack, but it's a great way to get in your green vegetables. Again, you get that alkalizing effect. Greens also have vitamin C and calcium and iron. So get those green veggies in."

A Piece of Fruit -Orange or Apple

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Next, a piece of fruit. "So easy to throw into the purse or the bag. No excuses why you can't grab a piece of fruit. Your apples have lots of fiber in them. In your oranges are vitamin C, but also they have a flavonoid that helps stabilize your blood sugar levels. So citrus fruit, an orange or grapefruit, can help with stabilizing blood sugar levels," she says.

Nut Bar, Fiber Bar, or Protein Bar

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If you need to "grab something on the go and you don't have access to a whole food option," Jenkins recommends some sort of a bar that is nutrient focused, like a nut bar, fiber bar, or protein bar.

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Walnuts or Pumpkin Seeds


Another option is nuts. "Your walnuts are high in Omega-3 fatty acids, nuts have lots of minerals in them. And remember that handful of pumpkin seeds. So anyone that's anemic, get those pumpkin seeds in," she concludes.

💪🔥Body Booster: Snacking can help you lose weight. However, when choosing snacks make sure they offer nutritional value to your day.

Leah Groth
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