Salt has gained a bad reputation for a long period of time. However, salts are important as they support nutrient absorption, kidney health and optimum function and helps with balancing our electrolytes. If you do find yourself craving salt, it could be a sign that your electrolytes are out of balance so try listen to the cues your body is giving you - it's smarter than we think! Choosing the right types of salts snacks is important - we don't mean reaching for a bag of ready salted crisps, unfortunately!
Olives contain a great amount of healthy fats and are excellent at reducing inflammation. Olives are a brilliant snack as they help to reduce cravings, keep you feeling fuller for longer and contain high levels of polyphenols!
2. Nuts and Seeds
Nuts and seeds contain high levels of fibre, healthy fats and protein.They help to reduce cravings and again, leave you feeling satisfied. Try sprinkle some pink himalayan salt on them for added sodium.
3. 1/2 Avocado with pink himalayan sea salt
Avocados are full of fibre, vitamins and minerals and are a great addition to your diet. The healthy fats within avocados help to feed the skin, feed your brain and reduces sugar and salt cravings throughout the day! Add some pink himalayan sea salt for added minerals and sodium.
Edamame is another great snack idea. Edamame contains high levels of zinc, protein and fibre! Add a sprinkle of salt on top and eat either warm or cool, edamame is a great snack to take on-the-go and are very easy to make, too!