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When Healthy Snacking Makes Too Much Noise

Canine Humor - Eating Habits
I have been eating healthier, snacking with even more discretion. The realm of snacks now includes multiple salad combinations and a range of snacks that are roasted or are low on frying or use of edible oils. However, there is a small issue. My seating is compact, too closed-in for my comfort. As a result, there is always a chance of the crunchier stuff making a lot of noise, no matter how hard I try.


Since this I mostly home-wrapped snacking, the typical plasticky-crinkly sound associated with opening commercially supplied snack packets is not the problem. It is more about the stuff that is actually edible. Salads in particular, with a high amount of veggies, are a sinner in this case. After some time, you feel a bit conscious, particularly during the winter season when the air-conditioning and the fans are switched-off and the smallest sounds can be heard. Am now trying to take shorter, miniscule pantry breaks which provides another benefit – helps me move around a bit and eat with nothing weighing down my mind. I sense that after reading the headline here, you guys must have guessed that my snacking habits is engaging the wrong kind of attention – not happening – my team doesn’t say a thing as far as my eccentricities are concerned:)

My snacking list now includes

  • Citrusy fruits
  • Almonds
  • Diced dates
  • Cashews
  • Boiled corn bits
  • Cereal flakes
  • Baked potato chips
  • Popped corn
  • Radish
  • Carrots - red and purple
  • Raisins
  • Homemade dips
  • Multiple salad combinations
  • Semi-sweet biscuits, leveraged towards chocolate-y flavors
  • No-sugar cocoa-coffee mix, often mixed with Bournvita
  • Gudd or jaggery blocks
  • No sugar apple juice
     
Eating on the Go
by MakeMark.

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1 comment:

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