10 foods to make you feel fuller longer

Top 10 Foods That Make You Feel Fuller for Longer

Are you constantly hungry? Are you always craving for something sweet? If your answer to both these questions is yes, then it’s time for a diet change. You may have been constantly stuffing your face with high-fat foods or just drinking high fat beverages all the time in an attempt to feel full at all times. But what if there was a better way? What if there was a way you could feel fuller longer that didn’t involve restricting any of your favorite foods or sacrificing any of the beverages you love so much? Let's explore the top 10 foods to make you feel fuller longer!

What Are The Best Foods To Feel Fuller for Longer?

10 foods to make you feel fuller longer on weight watchers

When you eat foods that provide little nutritional value with their calories, your mind tells you to eat more. This is called “mindless eating.” which can result in weight gain. To understand the concept of mindful eating, first, you have to understand how your brain works. Your mind constantly sends signals to your body to help you feel full. When your stomach is full, you feel satisfied and don't want to eat again for awhile. When your stomach is empty or you feel hungry, your mind sends a signal to your stomach to make you want to eat again.

1 – Beans and Legumes

Beans bring in lots of protein and fiber to your diet. They also taste good and are easy to cook. Beans are considered a vegetable but are actually seeds. If they're cooked properly, they can mimic the taste of meat. They can also fit into just about any budget and meal plan, since they are inexpensive and versatile.

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2 – Fresh Fruits

Fresh fruits have a much lower energy density than milk, cheese, sweet foods, and meats. This means they deliver fewer calories per gram, much fewer on a comparative basis. So you can eat several servings of superfood fruits like blueberries, apples, bananas, blackberries, cantaloupes, citrus fruits, grapes, pomegranates, and plums without paying much of a calorie penalty. The ultimate goal of most Weight Watchers members is to lose weight. However, it's important to note that not all calories are created equal. There are those that are harmful to your health and help you achieve your short-term goals. Maintaining a healthy eating pattern helps shed pounds and prevents weight gain in the future.

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3 – Soups

When it comes to soup, don't buy the canned stuff unless you're willing do some intelligent label research. A single can often delivers several times your daily recommended sodium intake! Homemade soups are the best because you can control what goes in them. Plus, they're budget-friendly and give your body enough food to feel full but not heavy!

The rich flavors of homemade soup will make anyone want more – which means this meal solution has two benefits: it saves money AND leaves people satisfied with fewer calories than most canned varieties.

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4 – Fermented Foods

Fermented foods are the ultimate source of gut-friendly probiotics. They send a signal to your brain that starts production hormones, which makes you feel full due in part because these short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs) are found only within fermented products such as sauerkraut, kimchi, and pickles!

The benefits of fermented foods go beyond just being tasty. Probiotics are healthy bacteria that promote proper digestion and reduce your appetite, so enjoy some sauerkraut or pickles to lose weight while getting all the good gut-lining flora perks!

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5 – Eggs

There's one thing that everyone knows about eggs – they're healthy! With multiple studies showing you will eat less throughout your day when breakfast consists of protein-rich food such as eggs and it also has some vitamins to boot, we can see why people choose these little beauties over any other form for their morning meal.

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6 – Nuts and Nut Butters

You know what's really great? Nuts. They're packed with healthy, unsaturated fats and have tons of fiber too! The best part about eating nuts are their delicious taste (and bonus: they're rich in protein). One of my favorite things about nuts is how versatile they are. For example, if you're feeling hungry between meals or just want a little something sweet to eat then reach for some almonds instead! The heart-healthy nature and rich flavor will make your taste buds happy while also dolling out some good fats into the body.

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7 – Broccoli and Brussels Sprouts

The family of veggies including brussels sprouts, broccoli and cauliflower are all part of the crucifers category! They deliver extremely high levels in dietary fiber as well as being rich with vitamins A & K plus fighting cancer cells too? What's not love about that!? Cabbage, bok choy, kale, collard greens and horseradish are also a part of this healthy vegetable subdivision.

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8 – Water

There are many reasons why water should be considered a staple of your diet. It's required for proper maintenance and health, it can boost energy levels in some cases (but only if you drink enough!), not eating enough could lead to dehydration symptoms that look like hunger pangs – so don't forget about this essential beverage! It may not be a solid food, but it's still part of a healthy diet.

Are you hungry or just thirsty?

Have you ever been starving yourself, only to end up feeling thirsty and energetic? It's because your body needs water. The next time this happens- drink 8-12 ounces of pure H2O! Give it 10 minutes before checking in with yourself again – maybe all those fluids are what was really making me feel hungry after all.

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9 – Salmon, Anchovies and Tuna

Fish is the ultimate food group for those trying to lose weight. It tastes good, it's high in protein and omega 3s – but most importantly when you eat fish your hunger pangs go away! Omega-3 fatty acids keep our bodies running smoothly by allowing them to do their jobs better than ever before! Unfortunately, humans don't produce these healthy fats naturally – but luckily there are plenty of delicious fish dishes to satisfy your need for Omega-3s. When you eat fish, it displaces the feeling of hunger for hours. It also has a lot more protein than other foods which means that your body will be able to produce satisfied feelings longer after consuming them!

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10 – Raspberries, Blueberries, Blackberries and Other Berries

Berries are the ultimate health food, delivering an array of vitamins and minerals that promote overall body wellness. They're also high in antioxidants to fight off free radicals inside you while their immunity-boosting properties make them a staple for anyone looking at improving their well-being!

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Final Thoughts

The key to a weight loss plan that works for you is figuring out what will make your stomach feel full. There are tons of foods high in fiber and protein, so try eating those first before deciding on anything else!

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