Food to keep you feeling fuller longer

Food to keep you feeling fuller longer

I remember the last time I went to a fast food restaurant and wolfed down one of their meals. Despite all those calories, I still had a gnawing, empty feeling in my stomach afterwards. The food had barely touched the sides. (Knowing me, I then ate something else.) I haven’t been to one of those places since because I hate that feeling of eating something that a) doesn’t fill me up and b) leaves me feeling sluggish and slow. It seems such a waste of an eating opportunity. My new discovery Nowadays, I’m a bit of a goody two-shoes about food. I’m mostly all about satiety – I try to stick to foods that not only give me energy but also keeps me going for longer. It means I’m less likely to reach for an unhealthy snack in the middle of the day, although of course it doesn’t always work out in practice. Especially when faced with the kids’ flapjacks like today. But recently, while doing my day job as a freelance health journalist, I learned something new about satiety that I thought was pretty amazing. (If you already knew this, do bear with.)

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