#1 Psyllium Fiber
Few foods are as effective as psyllium at keeping your appetite down. The insoluble fiber keeps your digestive tract from sending hunger pangs your way. Add a few teaspoons to a morning smoothie and you’ll lower your caloric intake for the day.
Almonds are full of good fat and vitamins. But they’re also great at creating a feeling of fullness that lasts. Pop a few as a snack when there’s a few hours before your next meal.
You’ll struggle to find a better source of good fat in nature’s kingdom. The combination of fiber and full fat in these green guys suppress your appetite while they’re keeping you healthy. So don’t be afraid to indulge.
An apple a day will keep your next meal away. These beauties are chock full of soluble fiber and pectin which keep you fuller longer. They also regulate your blood sugar levels to prevent spikes or drops which can lead to hunger pangs.
There’s no better breakfast for appetite suppression. Eating eggs in the morning will give you a full feeling that lasts for over 24 hours. That means less snacking during the day and fewer calories on your daily total.
#6 Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes have a diet-friendly secret. Each of these tubers contains a special starch that resists digestion. And since sweet potatoes stick stubbornly in your stomach, you stay full longer.
Tofu is a great source of plant protein. Tofu is also high in genistein. It’s an isoflavone which provides long-term appetite suppression. Those with diets high in tofu eat less on average than those who go without it.
This hot Asian condiment is no main dish. But add it to vegetable or fish dishes and you’ve got a natural appetite suppressant. Wasabi is also a natural anti-inflammatory that takes care of belly bloat.
Oatmeal gets a bad rap for being high in carbs. But oatmeal’s high-fiber carbs digest slowly and keep you full for hours. Plus, oatmeal suppresses ghlerin, a notorious hunger hormone.
These green, leafy beauties are full of fiber. Have them lightly sauteed with a little olive oil and salt for a healthy snack. They don’t have enough calories to dent your diet and they’ll keep you too full to cheat later.
#11 Flax Seeds
The great thing about flax seeds is that they expand in your stomach. Add a few tablespoons to a salad for a filling snack. Or add flax seed powder to your smoothie or desert. It will keep you full for hours without adding additional calories to your diet.
#12 Whey Protein
It doesn’t look appetizing but that’s OK. Add a spoonful to a smoothie for long-lasting appetite suppression. You’ll make it well into the afternoon before you start checking the clock for your next meal time.
#13 Raw Veggies
Chop them up and put them in a salad. This fiber-rich meal will keep you full for hours. And because its low on calories, you can super size it.
Bran is full of fiber which expands in your stomach to keep you full for hours. Sprinkle bran flakes on your favorite dishes or simply put two tablespoons in a glass of skim milk for a filling drink.
This delicious fish is high in omega-3 fatty acids. When they’re in you’re stomach, your body produces more of the hormone leptin. Leptin is a helpful hormone that suppresses your appetite as long as its circulating in your system.0