5 Foods to satisfy your cravings (and lose weight)

5 Foods to satisfy your cravings (and lose weight)

Food cravings are sometimes difficult to manage, especially rich, fatty, or sugary food. What if you tried these 5 foods that will satisfy your cravings and still allow you to lose weight?   

5 Foods to satisfy your cravings (and lose weight)

We all have food cravings, especially foods like chips, baked foods, chocolate, and ice cream. Around 97% of women and 68% of men have reported having foods cravings. 

You should never ignore them, you can satisfy your food cravings and still reach your calorie goals.

1. Start with a soup

Having a piece of fruit or some soup before your meals will make you feel satisfied because of its high water content. 

Research has shown that having vegetable broth before your meal will reduce in 20% the number of calories that you'll eat.

2. Stock on fibers

Fruits rich in fiber are also rich in water, they will send the message to your brain that you are full. Raspberries, blueberries, apples, and pears are good choices. 

3. Proteins

Protein-rich foods as high fiber foods satisfy your cravings. Eggs, greek, yogurt and vegetable proteins will keep you full for longer. 

4. Have some dark chocolate

If you are craving chocolate, go for at least 70% cacao dark chocolate. It is packed with antioxidants and it will boost your feel-good hormones. 

5. Oats

Oats are rich in fiber, especially beta-glucan, which can help you feel full for longer. It helps regulate blood sugar levels and a cup of oats has about 150 calories. 

Aniela Dybiec

Aniela is a writer who loves art, makeup, and magick. She is also an amateur illustrator, a wellness fan and a vegetarian.+ info

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