5 Foods That Fight Hunger Pains
WebMD tells you how you can eat volumes of the right foods and still lose weight.
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Also, studies show that fish provides more satiety than chicken or beef,
Rolls tells WebMD. "It's likely the type of protein in fish that makes the
difference," she notes. Veggies, such as sweet potatoes, white potatoes
(with the skin), a handful of carrots, as well as whole-grain breakfast cereals
or breads, are also satisfying.
Tomatoes are water-intensive, so they are high on the satisfaction scale.
For a snack, combine a sliced tomato and a few pretzels -- plus a drizzle of
balsamic vinegar or olive oil on the tomato. It will have far more staying
power than pretzels alone, says Rolls.
But beware of peanut butter: While it definitely helps keep hunger pains
under control, there's the big risk of eating too much, Zanecosky cautions.
Just a light smear on a bagel or apple is all you need. Diving spoon-first into
the jar is prohibited.