Best 100-Calorie Protein-Packed Weight Loss Snacks

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1. Cheese

While the protein content of cheese, in general, is high, part-skim mozzarella may be the best choice if you're trying to get the most protein out of a 100-calorie serving. 

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Shredded part-skim mozzarella has only 85 calories per third of a cup, so you can have it with fruit for a healthy, balanced snack.

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This satisfying choice has more than six grams of protein, making it a hearty snack in between meals.

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2. Edamame

Edamame is another plant-based protein source, with about 11 grams of protein per 100 calories. 

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Almost 5 grams of fiber may be found in this serving, making it a particularly full snack.

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3. Deli Meat

Ham, turkey, and chicken are just some of the options when it comes to deli meat. 

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Each of these has a similar nutritional profile, with roughly 16 grams of protein per 100 calories. 

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This 3.5-ounce serving can be enjoyed in a variety of ways and is perfect for snacking.

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4. Cottage Cheese

Cottage cheese can be enjoyed with both sweet and savory toppings, much like yogurt. 

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You may make it salty by including a slice of avocado and tomato, or sweet by including some melon.

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5. Milk

Milk is the last of our protein-packed, low-carbohydrate snacks on this list. 

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There are eight grams of protein and only 80 calories in one cup of nonfat milk, making it a great low-prep snack option.

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5 Best Protein-Packed 100-Calorie Snacks for Weight Loss