Stop Cravings: 5 Healthy Foods That Satisfy Salt And Sugar Cravings

Stop Cravings: 5 Healthy Foods That Satisfy Salt And Sugar Cravings

By Women's Health on July 16, 2014
Coconut Frozen Yogurt

Sunflower Seeds

Sunflower Seeds (Photo Source:
Sunflower Seeds (Photo Source:

They’re packed with nutrients, and snacking on a handful may regulate your nerves and muscles.

Eat this: A 1/4-cup serving

Plain Frozen Yogurt with Fresh Fruit

frozen yogurt The Trent

It has less fat than ice cream but five grams of filling protein per serving. Fruit gives it more flavor, texture, and vitamins.

Eat this: 1 1/2 cups

Dark Chocolate

Dark Chocolate The Trent

Just a small portion of this antioxidant-filled treat satisfies a sweet tooth.

Eat this: 1 oz dark chocolate with 65 percent (or more) cacao


Pistachios (Photo Credit: iStock)
Pistachios (Photo Credit: iStock)

They satisfy a salt craving while delivering more natural antioxidants than most other nuts. Plus, the shells will slow you down.

Eat this: 30 in-shell nuts

Mini Whole-Wheat Pretzels

Mini Whole-Wheat Pretzels (Photo Credit: Women's Health Magazine)
Mini Whole-Wheat Pretzels (Photo Credit: Women’s Health Magazine)

Crunchy and packed with fiber to keep you fuller longer, so you won’t reach for a higher-calorie food.

Eat this: 1 oz pretzels (about a handful)

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