In hunger the first priority for most of the people is food, no matter what it is and what effect it will have on health. We all eat till we do not feel ourselves full. In such cases we eat more than we need. The result is obesity and indolence. Here are some nutritious foods that could not be overeaten and can keep the stomach full for longer durations.
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It is the best alternative to keep the stomach full for longer as it contains enough fiber ad water. The apple peel contains pectin which reduces the feeling of hunger. So it is better to eat the apple with the peels.
The legumes or beans contain protein and fiber in sufficient amounts. These things take much time to get digested and hence the stomach remains full for longer durations.
Oatmeal or Barley
Oatmeal has complex carbohydrate which takes much time to get digested on one hand and provides enough energy on the other. It also helps to maintain the levels of insulin and blood sugar and stops the accumulation of fats in the body.
The intake of dry fruits like almonds and chestnuts without salt and spices is the chief source of protein, fats, fiber, minerals and other nutrients. During digestion they slowly release the glucose and thereby control the levels of blood sugar. The fiber and vitamins in them regulate and control the rate of metabolism.
The low fat dairy products like curd, skimmed milk contain enough calcium which helps to break the fat cells. The sufficient amounts of calcium stop the synthesis of the hormone responsible for the formation of fats.
The green and leafy vegetables contain less calories and do not get accumulated as fats in the body. They contain rich amounts of vitamins, minerals, fiber and carbohydrates which help the stomach remain full for longer durations.
Omega 3 Fats
The foods rich in omega 3 fatty acids like tuna and sardines also help in weight loss.
The cinnamon spice is a very effective remedy against obesity. It reduces the cholesterol from the body and helps in weight loss.
For obesity the tea of cinnamon is very effective. Take a teaspoom of cinnamon powder and boil it in a glass of water. Add two large spons of honey to the mixture and drink it half an hour before breakfast. The intake of this mixture before going to bed at night doubles the benefits. This remedy helps to slowly dissolve the excess fats from the body.