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Wellness Tip: Foods That Fill Your Belly

Posted by Eskaton on May 17, 2016 10:18:26 AM
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Enjoy these simple food that keep you full or energy and help curb the hunger midday or in the middle of the night. 
  1. Eggs – with a perfect combination of protein and fat, eggs keep you satisfied longer than with other breakfast foods.
  2. Avocados – filled with fiber and heart-healthy monounsaturated fat making for a slow-digested food, avocados allow you to experience less overall hunger.
  3. Soup – due to its high water content, soup fills you up and curbs your appetite.
  4. Raspberrieswith eight grams of fiber, raspberries have the key ingredient to prevent hunger.
  5. Greek Yogurt – this yogurt is rich in calcium, low in sugar, and protein-packed making you feel satisfied and keeping you fuller longer.
  6. Legumes – having a feeling-full combination of lean protein, complex carbs and good fats, legumes are a great food to add to any meal.
  7. Water – by filling up on water, you are less likely to snack when bored.
  8. Almonds – all nuts have heart-healthy fats, but almonds contain the most fiber per serving which helps keep you full. Note: don’t overload on almonds, they can contribute significant calories to your daily intake.

 

Topics: Wellness Tips

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