Eat These Foods That Suppress Your Appetite And Shed Pounds
I myself take pride in being a foodie. I love food, and that at times really messes with my fitness goals. At times I tend to overeat like many others I know, not because I'm a glut but simply because I get hungry. So what is the solution to eating within limits? Why of course, eating foods that curb hunger. Check out this list of foods that suppress your appetite so that you can eat less but be healthy!
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According to various studies conducted by experts, they have found out that including certain foods in your daily diet will help you suppress the urge to over indulge in food. These foods are not a substitute for a complete meal, however, they help curb those incessant cravings for junk foods and sodas, simply because they make your stomach feel full for a longer time.
Eggs are a rich source of protein that lowers the production of the hormone ghrelin, which makes you hungry, while at the same time, increasing the growth of hormones that enhance satiety, research has suggested. According to studies, those who included eggs in their breakfast ate overall lesser calories in the day than those who didn't eat eggs. Also, it has been found out that an egg filled breakfast can control hunger for almost 24 hours at a stretch.
‘An apple a day keeps the doctor away' is something that all of us have heard. However, an apple a day can also keep hunger away. From studies conducted on various test subjects, it was found out that those dieting women who ate 3 small apples daily lost over two pounds in two weeks time, compared to those who didn't eat apples.
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Beans, peas, lentils etc. contain a lot of fiber. Along with the fiber, these foods are also an excellent source of protein, which is slow to digest. They also keep your blood sugar and carbohydrate levels in check, thus avoiding those nasty cravings. Studies showed that overweight people who had a bean rich diet lost about 10 pounds in 16 weeks. Added bonus was that their blood-cholesterol levels also improved.
So if you are dieting or want to decrease your overall intake of food, why not eat these foods that suppress your appetite?