When you are trying to shed weight, it’s not just the breakfast, lunch, and dinner that you need to make weight loss friendly, the snacks need to be healthy and low in calories as well. Healthy snacks will keep your hunger under control, increase your energy, and prevent you from overeating at the next meal. If we feel hungry for a prolonged period, we’re more likely to overeat the next time we eat. It can be difficult for people who are trying to lose weight to choose snacks that will help them reach their goals. The snacks that you can buy in the grocery store may not be the best for your health. They can contain a lot of sugar and be high in calories, which can sabotage any weight loss efforts. As we all know, individuals need to cut down added sugar as much as possible from their daily diet, but many snacks that are marketed as “healthy” or “low-fat,” still contain sugar (even the salty potato chips have some amount of added sugar to appeal to the tastebuds of consumers). Such marketing claims may lead people to consume snacks that are high in sugar, which will hinder their weight loss efforts. We need to look for snacks that are low in sugar.