Here's Why Healthy Snacking Is Good for You

By Presto
7 Apr 2022

Snacking tends to get a bad rep and we think that's an unfair assessment. By choosing the right snacks to eat, you could actually gain some benefits from it! Let's take a look at how healthy snacking can be a habit that'll have a great impact on you. 

Helps to boost your metabolism

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When you're eating every few hours, your body is constantly processing food and keeping your metabolism burning calories all day long. This helps to even out your blood sugar levels so that your body doesn't experience any insulin spikes that'll lead to weight gain. This shows that snacking can actually be a useful habit to lose weight!

Keeps you energised

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In a world where most people are leading hectic lifestyles, snacking helps to top up your fuel to keep your energy levels high. Eating healthy snacks regularly ensures you'll have the capacity to end your day on a high note.

Lowers risk of some diseases

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Healthy snacks can help to lower your cholesterol level and even out your blood sugar level. This helps in decreasing your chances of developing any heart disease or diabetes.

Reduces cravings

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When you snack regularly, it prevents you from feeling hungry. We tend to have cravings when we're feeling incredibly hungry, which is why we tend to pick sugar-rich food like chocolate instead of nuts. Furthermore, if you're not feeling hungry, you're less likely to overeat your main meals, thus leading to lower calorie consumption.

They actually taste good!

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When people see the word "healthy food", they automatically assume it tastes nasty. However, that's not the case! Healthy snacks like nuts, sunflower seeds, tuna, yogurt, and more taste just as good as any other meal and provide nutritional benefits to you as well!


If you're looking to stock up your pantry with healthy snacks, make a stop at PrestoMart and buy a bulk of them! We have nuts, sunflower seeds, soups, and more. 
Take a look at some of our healthy selections below!


TongNianJi ChangBaiShan Salted Roasted Peanut 280g


1. Loaded with antioxidants.

2. Lowers cholesterol and triglyceride levels.

3. Reduces risk of getting heart attacks and strokes.

Three Squirrels Rose Red Raisins 120g


1. Full of antioxidants.

2. Good source of fibre.

3. Contains calcium, which is beneficial for bone health.

Hai Fu Sheng Red Dates & Wolfberry Snow Fungus Soup 16g


1. Boosts skin hydration.

2. Improves heart health.

3. Enhances immune system.

Huiji Original Flavor Sunflower Seeds 115g


1. Rich with anti-inflammatory fats.

2. Loaded with fibre, protein, and essential vitamins and minerals like zinc and selenium.

3. Boosts your heart health and immune system.

Woongjin Green Plum Juice (Tin) 180ML


1. Rich in vitamin C, fibre, sodium, calcium, and potassium.

2. High levels of antioxidants.

3. Improves digestive system.


Haitai Bonbon 238ML



1. Rich in fibre.

2. High levels of antioxidants.

3. Improves digestive system.

Three Squirrels Original Flavored Thin Shell Walnuts 210g


1. Loaded with antioxidants.

2. Lowers cholesterol and triglyceride levels.

3. Reduces risk of getting heart attacks and strokes.

NDHW Black Bean Soy Milk 525g


1. Rich with calcium, magnesium, copper, and zinc.

2. Lowers cholesterol and triglyceride levels.

3. Improves digestive system.


Three Squirrels Sweet Potatoes 100g


1. Promotes gut health.

2. Rich with antioxidants.

3. Improves immune system.

Hai Fu Sheng Seaweed Soup 8g


1. Good source of vitamins and minerals.

2. Rich with antioxidants.

3. Improves gut health.

Cha Pai Peach Oolong Tea 500ml


1. Lowers blood pressure.

2. Improves gut microbiome.

3. Reduces cholesterol levels.

Cha Pai Rose Lychee Black Tea 500ml


1. Reduces blood pressure.

2. Rich with antioxidants.

3. Improves bone density.

Don't they look healthy and delicious? Get your healthy snacks at PrestoMart now! 👍

Check out our list of PrestoMart outlets here:

SS15 Subang Jaya

No. 6-G & 6-1, Jalan SS15/8, Ss 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan


SS2 Petaling Jaya

Unit No. 21-G (Ground Floor), Jalan SS 2/75, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan


Bukit Indah, Johor Bahru

1G, Jalan Bestari 4/2, Taman Nusa Bestari, 79150 Iskandar Puteri, Johor


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