Healthy Diet Tips: 5 Everyday Foods That May Help You Stop Feeling Hungry - Experts Suggest

Healthy Diet Tips: 5 Everyday Foods That May Help You Stop Feeling Hungry – Experts Suggest

Are you someone who feels hungry all the time? If the answer is yes, then you definitely know how annoying that feeling can be. Constant hunger not only makes us grumpy all the time but also reduces energy by leaps and bounds. This is not all. It also leads to untimely eating or overeating, which leads to weight gain and other lifestyle diseases. But, have you ever wondered why you feel hungry all the time? While some may think that it is due to stress, the real reason, according to experts, is nutritional deficiency. Before we get into the details, let’s first understand what we mean by a healthy meal. It doesn’t eat to your heart’s content (which is also important!), but it does fulfill your body’s daily nutritional needs. And if you don’t do the same, you’ll end up feeling hungry all the time.

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Luvneet Batra, a well-known nutritionist explains this phenomenon, “The hunger pangs caused by certain hunger hormones in our bodies occur for a variety of reasons. To combat them you need to find the right solution that stabilizes the energy in our system.” The best way to stabilize energy is to load up on nutritious foods. Lovneet Batra also took to Instagram to share some food choices that may help you curb sudden hunger pangs. take a look.

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Tips for a healthy diet: Here are 5 foods to curb sudden hunger pangs:

almonds:

Almonds are considered a superfood. They are rich in antioxidants, vitamin E, magnesium, healthy fats, protein and fiber. According to Lovneet Batra, “Protein and fiber are known to increase feelings of fullness. Also, the study found that eating almonds reduced hunger and improved the diet’s vitamin E and monounsaturated fats.”

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Coconut:

Did you know that coconut can be a great snack to curb hunger pangs?! “Medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs include capric, caprylic, caproic, and lauric acid) in coconut are known to burn body fat faster and reduce appetite resulting in an automatic decrease in calorie intake,” the nutrition expert explained. She further stated that the high fiber content in coconut meat can also promote feelings of fullness, which may later help prevent overeating.

Sprouts:

Good buds need no introduction. It is always a great option to indulge while maintaining a healthy diet. Luvneet Batra stated, “Chana sprouts are rich in protein and fiber that keep you feeling full.” Besides the protein content in the sprouts helps us feel full for a long time – protein digestion and the levels of the hunger hormone in the body take longer. These factors, she noted, “likely help you eat less at your next meal.”

Milk:

Yogurt or chas is a great source of probiotics. It is rich in whey protein and helps keep us hydrated and satiated for a long time. “Studies also show that the high calcium and protein content of yoghurt affects appetite and energy intake,” the nutrition expert added.

Vegetable juice with flax seeds:

Vegetable juice makes a useful drink. The ingredients (used in the juice) help you load up on antioxidants and fiber, which further flushes out toxins from the body. It helps keep you full and promotes better gut health. “Add a dose of healthy fats with a tablespoon of toasted flaxseed,” added Lovenet Batra.

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Now that you have these healthy diet tips, we suggest you implement them in your diet and enjoy a healthy life. But always remember that moderation is key.

Disclaimer: This content including tips provides general information only. It is in no way a substitute for a qualified medical opinion. Always consult a specialist or your doctor for more information. NDTV does not claim responsibility for this information.


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