Crackers And Dieting

Introduction And Background

Ah, the dilemma of dieting. What to eat, what not to eat, so many questions that keep hounding a poor dieter until the scales on the weighing machine become somewhat acceptable to him or her as well as the society around them. What we’ll be talking about is crackers and what effect it has on dieting, or whether a person on a diet should be eating crackers at all. One can never be too careful while dieting. Even the few hidden calories in something can make ruin the entire diet plan you had going on.

Are Crackers Good Diet Food?

If you’ve heard of crackers at all, you’ve basically heard of them as being a snack food. No one will really think of them as being diet food. But the fact is, they are. Crackers are now part of the cracker water diet, a famous one which is gaining many followers by the day. In it, you have to have some kind of crackers during mealtimes along with water or fresh water fruits. It is basically a diet which is appetizing but keeps your calorie count really low. This helps you to lose weight quickly. And water is proven to help in weight loss anyway and this diet makes you have loads of it!

Why Are Crackers Good Diet Food?

Crackers are good diet food for two reasons. They have low calories because they have more salts in them than fats and carbohydrates and because they have salts in them, you feel thirsty after eating them. This makes crackers good diet food! They fill you up, do not contain a lot of calories and also make you have loads of water! Now, does this make crackers good diet food or what?

Aren’t Crackers Junk Food?

This concept has been around for quite a while now and it was hard for some people to digest crackers as being diet food. Truth be told, there is no such thing as ‘diet food’. It’s what you make of it. Who would have thought that fruits and vegetables are diet food? Who would have considered water as diet food? It is the food you have in a specific diet which becomes your diet food. It can be anything really, even a low fat packet of chips! So do not think of crackers as junk food. They were and are a great snack food and kids still go crazy after crackers but there is no harm in utilizing it for dieting now, is there? They are also considered as a whole grain meal!


Something To Consider

Before embarking on any new diet plans or planning to eat crackers all the time because let’s be honest, we all love them, but you have to consider going to a doctor first. It is better to go there because he’ll know your history and your specifics and can recommend options for you. For instance, if you’re in your middle ages with a heart problem that might involve your blood pressure, then crackers certainly aren’t good for you. Their salt intake will be too high and that could prove to be dangerous, even fatal for your health. If you are a simple teenager, then it might be fine to eat and go on any diet you please because health wise, you’ll be as fit as horse. But there are always some things to consider before deciding on dieting. Always consult a doctor first.


Are There Any Dangers Of Dieting With Crackers?

Crackers are a harmless food. They are appetizing, tasty and not fattening at all. So that would make them a perfect diet food. There are no specific dangers of dieting with crackers but as mentioned above, there could be a few consequences that might prove fatal such as increased blood pressure due to having too much of salty snacks. And you could be lacking in a lot of nutritional values if you simply keep having crackers and do not eat any other item for a very long time. This could also prove to be fatal to health. One can diet with crackers very easily but to diet in a stupid manner would not be the crackers fault now, would it? Take benefits from eating crackers during dieting but do it intelligently. There are also crackers now available which van also fulfill your daily nutrition balance perfectly. Talk about being lucky born in the twenty first century!



Crackers and dieting seem to be a perfect match for some. A lot of people have lost weight with the help of crackers and many hopes to lose weight starting on eating them. Crackers are really helpful during dieting but again; do not get carried away with them. Try and balance yourself with other foods too if you can.