Weight loss: Top five foods to suppress your appetite and keep you full
Here are five appetite-suppressing foods that can keep you feeling full longer.
New Delhi: Trying to shed those extra flab you gained for quite some times, yet not able to do so. It's probably because you still eat plenty and are finding hard to control your appetite. But, weight loss strategy seems to be not a big deal for smart eaters as they know how including enough fiber in their diet can help suppress the hunger and while keeping them feel full.
Here are five appetite-suppressing foods that can keep you feeling full longer:
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Radishes are considered a dieter's friend because they are very filling and can satisfy your hunger without running up your calories. A powerhouse of nutrition and a member of the cruciferous vegetable family, radishes can keep you hydrated and keep you feel full due to high water and fiber content.
When it comes to weight loss, nuts are a popular remedy recommended by nutritionists. Nuts contain healthy fats that not only help keep your cholesterol low, but are also rich in appetite-killing fiber. High-fiber foods digest much slower in your body and stay in your stomach much longer than other carbohydrates.
Another great food that can help keep you stay fuller longer, oatmeal is very low in calorie and aids in weight loss and maintenance of good health. Oats contain large amounts of phosphorus, copper, biotin, vitamin B1, magnesium, dietary fiber, chromium, zinc and protein. They are also an excellent source of manganese and molybdenum.
Considered a 'superfood', guavas are a delicious tropical fruit loaded with anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. Guava has a wealth of health benefits, including, treatment of constipation, cough, cold, skin care, weight loss, high blood pressure and diabetes. In addition to giving rich amount of vitamins, proteins and minerals, guava is low in calories, at about 38 per fruit but high in appetite-suppressing fiber.
Research has shown that an apple a day keeps the doctor away. New research suggests that an apple a day may keep extra pounds away. Apples are a great source of fiber that keeps you feeling full. Apple is another fruit with high water content and contains pectin, which prevents blood sugar spikes that cause hunger.