12 Foods to Help You Stay Full Longer

Being hungry all the time can get annoying, but when you eat the sorts of foods that keep you full for longer, you’ll have the freedom to do whatever you want without worrying about taking a snack out with you, or where and when you’ll be able to get your next meal.

1. Apples

Apples are full of fibre and they’re great for your digestive system. They reduce cholesterol, are low in calories, and keep you satisfied for longer. Studies on apple eating dieters showed that they lost more weight when they ate three apples or three pears per day than people who ate other things and the same amount of calories.

Why? Well the results aren’t scientifically understood. Scientists think that it might be something to do with the crunchiness of these foods, which psychologically trick us into feeling fuller.

2. Avocados

Avocados are creamy and delicious, especially when topped with a little oil, salt and vinegar. They keep you feeling full and satisfied because they are also full of fibre and essential fatty acids, which are absorbed more slowing into the body than many other types of foods.

It’s a misnomer than avocados make you fat. In fact, studies reveal that they actually make you lose weight because they contain enzymes that break down fat molecules, and they reduce the likelihood of you wanting to reach for a fatty, salty snack when hungry.

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5. Pickles

Pickles come in all sorts of guises, but they’re usually made with vegetables and full-5-6

Drinking water between meals is a smart way to lessen the apparent need for food. Sometimes, the body gets confused, thinking it’s hungry when it’s actually thirsty. Sip your way to a happy body!