10 Foods For Keeping Yourself Full


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You might probably know that your diet is crucial for the way you feel and for the duration of time before you get hungry again. If you would like to stay full a bit longer, then you should be eating the right foods. Those include the ones high in fiber and protein. The former slow down your digestion and the latter – make you feel full for longer. If you are usually a big snacker, try these foods in order to be satisfied for longer. Here is a list of 10 of the foods you can consider when trying to stay full for longer.

You might probably know that your diet is crucial for the way you feel and for the duration of time before you get hungry again. If you would like to stay full a bit longer, then you should be eating the right foods. Those include the ones high in fiber and protein. The former slow down your digestion and the latter – make you feel full for longer. If you are usually a big snacker, try these foods in order to be satisfied for longer. Here is a list of 10 of the foods you can consider when trying to stay full for longer.

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Popcorn

This whole grain snack is super widespread and is high in fiber and low in calories. It has been proven that popcorn makes you feel full for much longer than chips, for example. If you want a yummy savory snack get a bag of popcorn and leave behind the chips. An important remark is that you should make them yourself and not get the cinema popcorn since it is not healthy. 

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Potatoes

Potatoes fill you up for a long time. They are full of healthy carbs, potassium, vitamin C and fiber and if you boil them you will feel satisfied for even longer. There are so many different ways you can include them in your eating habits – mashed, baked or roasted – the choice is all yours!

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Apples

This fruit is rich in fiber and pectin which is proven to slow down the digestion and help you feel full. Try eating more slowly so that you give your body a chance to let you know when it is full. Grab an apple from time to time and see how better you body will feel.  

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Black Beans

They consist of a lot of protein and fiber, that insure you will feel full for a longer period of time since they also require a bit longer to digest. Part of the science behind it is that the fiber expands and fills your stomach. It is a good idea to consume them at lunch like in a salad or a burrito, because they will help you not get hungry before dinner. 

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Figs

Those are also full of fiber and they might help you in case you are struggling with constipation and make you feel full. They are very good for the body since they manage to reduce cholesterol and keep in control the levels of the blood sugar. Consume them in raw form to take advantage of their full potential. Otherwise you can also broil, bake or grill them, add them to your oatmeal for breakfast or make jam.

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Hard-boiled Eggs

They are an ideal snack for wherever you feel like having a snack. They are low in calories and high in fat and protein. Eggs are good for the body and contrary to some beliefs are not leading to heart problems.   

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Greek Yogurt

If you would like to gift your body with calcium and proteins, but still don’t go overboard with the sugar – yogurt is the perfect option. Many consume it in the morning and add granola, fruit and nut butter to it. 

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Chickpeas

The delicious chickpeas are awesome for your body as they contain vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, proteins and fiber. In case you would like to lose some weight you should include them in your day-to-day diet and feel full for hours. Many people add them to their salad, make soups or turn them into yummy hummus – the possibilities are endless.

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Oatmeal

This is a very widespread breakfast idea and many people start their days with it. It comes as no surprise since it is delicious and healthy – it is rich in fiber and low in calories. The energy which you receive from it does not spike dramatically and disappear quickly – it is gradual and lasts for a long time. Given that it contains fiber, as it was already mentioned, you now know that it will make you feel satisfied for a long time

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Brussel Sprouts

Brussel sprouts contain a lot of fiber and in this way they manage to keep you full for hours. They also have vitamin C, vitamin K and antioxidants. Try to incorporate them in your diet and you will see the benefits soon. 


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