7 Breakfast Foods to Stop You From Snacking

FOOD  |  December 01, 2016
  • 1. Eggs
    1 / 7 1. Eggs

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    Start your day with protein-packed eggs. According to a study by the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, those who ate eggs for breakfast felt fuller before lunch compared to those who had cereal for breakfast.

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  • 2. Apples
    2 / 7 2. Apples

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    Apples contain loads of water and fibre, which our body takes a longer time to digest. One small apple already contains 3.6g of fiber. Thus, you will be kept full for a longer time. An apple a day probably keeps the snacking away too.

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  • 3. Almonds
    3 / 7 3. Almonds

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    Almonds are high in protein and fibre, which fuels you with energy and keeps your stomach satisfied. A study by the University of Sussex found that participants who added almonds to their diet as a mid-morning snack were full for longer periods. This led to smaller portions consumed during their lunch and dinner.

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  • 4. Avocados
    4 / 7 4. Avocados

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    Although this fruit’s fat content may be on the slightly higher side, avocados’ healthy fats help to keep your hunger at bay. Based on a study published in the Nutrition Journal, participants who ate half an avocado with their lunch had a decrease in their urge to snack for up to five hours. So try adding slices of avocado into your sandwiches or salads to keep your stomach satisfied longer.

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  • 5. Chia seeds
    5 / 7 5. Chia seeds

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    These tiny seeds are filled with fibre that keeps your stomach filled for a longer time. The best part is? They’re low in calories too! Add some into your yogurt or smoothie or even into a glass of water in the morning and drink up!

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  • 6. Edamame
    6 / 7 6. Edamame

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    They may be small, but these beans are loaded with fibre and protein. 100g of edamame beans already have 5g of fibre and 11g of protein. Just boil a bunch of them and sprinkle a pinch of salt over before consuming. They pair well with any meal, and you won’t be as tempted to grab a packet of chips between meals afterwards.

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  • 7. Greek yogurt
    7 / 7 7. Greek yogurt

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    Try replacing your regular yogurt with Greek yogurt instead, which has way more protein. A non-fat yogurt has about 3.4g of protein for every 100g, while a non-fat Greek yogurt has 10g for the same amount! More protein means less snacking between your meals.

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