Every bride dreams of looking and feeling her best on the big day, and maintaining a healthy diet is a crucial part of achieving that glow. For brides on a diet, maintaining a healthy eating routine is essential as you prepare for your big day. As a bride, you will be constantly moving from one function to another and when hungry you will eat whatever you can find. Don't rely on having the free time to enjoy a full meal like the guests would and instead be prepared with some snacks.
Snacking wisely not only supports your wellness goals but also keeps you energised and focused. Discover a variety of delicious and nutritious snacks to indulge in during this special journey.
Greek yogurt parfait: Start your day with a Greek yogurt parfait. Layer it with fresh berries, a sprinkle of granola, and a drizzle of honey for a delightful and nourishing treat.
Nut and seed mix: Create your custom nut and seed mix for a crunchy and protein-packed snack. Almonds, walnuts, and pumpkin seeds offer a delightful blend of textures. Fox nuts, also known as lotus seeds, are a delightful and nutritious snack. They are low in calories, high in fiber, and add a satisfying crunch to your munching moments.
Veggies with hummus: Enjoy a colorful array of veggies with a side of hummus. This snack is not only satisfying but also a great way to get your daily dose of fiber and antioxidants.
Smoothie bowls: Dive into the world of smoothie bowls. Blend your favorite fruits, top with nuts and seeds, and you have a refreshing and nutritious snack to keep you fueled.
A glass of marine collagen: A glass of marine collagen which is a best source and pure form of collagen which you can indulge in. It provides a wide range of benefits to not only skin, but nails and hairs which wholeheartedly nourishes your entire body. This will help brides to glow and shine brighter on their special day.
Protein-packed mornings: Start your day with a protein boost to kickstart your metabolism. Opt for eggs, Greek yogurt, or a protein smoothie to keep you full and focused throughout the day.
Vitamin D delight: Don't underestimate the power of vitamin D. While sunlight is an excellent source, consider adding vitamin D supplements to your routine to support bone health and overall well-being.
Sweet potato slices: Say goodbye to conventional chips and welcome sweet potato slices into your snacking repertoire. Rich in vitamins and fiber, they satisfy your cravings while keeping you on the healthy track.
Avocado toast: Elevate your snack game with avocado toast. Whole-grain bread, mashed avocado, and a dash of lemon create a satisfying and healthy option rich in good fats.
Buttermilk bliss: Swap calorie-laden beverages for the refreshing goodness of buttermilk. Packed with probiotics, it aids digestion and adds a dose of calcium to your diet.
Cool as a cucumber: Cucumbers are not only hydrating but also low in calories. Slice them up for a crunchy, guilt-free snack that contributes to your daily water intake.
Omega-3 elegance: Include omega-3 fatty acids in your diet for their myriad benefits, including promoting healthy skin and hair. Fatty fish, chia seeds, and flaxseeds are excellent sources to consider.
Remember, the journey to looking and feeling your best is not just about the big day but about embracing a healthier lifestyle. These snacks not only cater to your bridal beauty goals but also contribute to your overall well-being. So, snack smart, stay radiant, and walk down the aisle with confidence!
Inputs by Dr. Rohini Patil, MBBS & Nutritionist, Apurva Agarwal, Nutritionist and Ashdin Doctor, Habit Coach, and Founder of Awesome180.
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