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Appetite suppressing foods can be extremely beneficial when trying to lose weight.
Often weight find ourselves stuck in a “weight loss rut” , or “weight loss plateau”.
It can feel like no matter how much exercise we perform, or how well we eat, we just cant shift those extra pounds.
Or, are you finding yourself unable to stop eat, even though you know you’re over eating?
I get it, and i’ve for sure been there!
That’s where these 7 appetite suppressing foods come into play, and can help kick start your weight loss again, or help you to stop over eating.
These foods to help suppress your appetite are easy to implement into your diet, so be sure to grab them on your next grocery run!
Raspberries are very high in high in fiber.
Fiber rich foods are renowned for there ability to suppress the appetite.
They’re are a perfect snack that’ll help keep you satiated until your next meal.
Raspberries are also very versatile. You can eat them with yogurt, granola, in smoothies or shakes, salads, healthy baking or simply by themselves.
Mix it up and get creative!
Raspberries also contain a lot of essential vitamins and antioxidants, so its a win win!
Almonds are full of antioxidants and are rich in fibers, which makes them a power food.
They are also high in protein, and foods high in protein tend to keep you fuller for longer and help you stop snacking.
Almonds are a highly recommended food for those who are partial unnecessary to snacking in between meals.
3. Peppermint Tea
Just the scent of peppermint tea has been shown to significantly reduce cravings.
Studies show that people who drink peppermint tea generally consume 1,800 calories less than normal.
Opting for peppermint tea throughout the day when hunger starts to set in can really help suppress your appetite and aid weight loss.
Peppermint tea also helps with headaches, bloating, colds or flu.
Taylors of Harrogate Organic Peppermint Herbal Tea is a delicious peppermint tea I recommend and is one of Amazons top sellers.
Ginger is highly effective when it comes to suppressing the appetite.
It has an impressive effect on the body’s ability to digest food.
It also works as a natural energizer for our bodies.
Ginger can be added to all sorts of meals and drinks such as herbal tea or added in high vitamin C drink to fight colds and flu’s, such as hot water, honey, lemon and fresh ginger.
Get rid of your misconception that fats in foods are equivalent to extra inches on the waistline. Not all fat is bad, and this includes the fat in avocados.
Avocados get their creamy texture from healthy monounsaturated fats, which take a long time for our bodies to digest.
Therefore, can help suppress appetite.
They’re also an excellent source of soluble fiber, which forms a thick gel as it travels through the gut, slowing digestion.
Avocados are another very versatile food. add them to salads, sandwiches, mash them up for dips and spreads, blend them into a smoothie or eat them whole with a spoon.
Spinach is potent suppressor that can help you with your weight loss goals.
Spinach contains thylakoids which have been associated with levels of leptin, the hormone that signals you to “stop” eating.
Spinach is also extremely low in calories. One cup contains only 7 calories.
Spinach is also rich in vitamins A, C and K, magnesium, iron and manganese.
Eating this super food may benefit eye health, reduce oxidative stress and reduce blood pressure levels among other health functions.
7. Dark Chocolate
I saved the best for the last!
Dark chocolate is my ultimate favorite when it comes to chocolate.
The bittersweet taste of pure dark chocolate helps in suppressing appetite.
Some studies indicate that dark chocolate antioxidants can act as an appetite suppressant helping you lose weight and control blood sugar.
Remember, this is a processed food, and does contain sugar and fat, so when eating dark chocolate, always make sure you are still mindful.
A couple pieces a day in between meals can be a tasty snack and help suppress your appetite until your next meal.
Appetite suppressants can definitely help you reach your weight loss goals and keep you on track with your diet.
But these foods alone shouldn’t be relied on to lose weight.
What is the long term solution?
Try and keep your diet to as much whole foods as possible.
My 21-Day Weight Loss Plan & Wellness Guide teaches you exactly how to change your diet and lifestyle and train your body to not only like, but crave whole foods.
You will get a full recipe book written by myself containing super easy to prepare whole food recipes, a full 21-Day weight loss plan that is designed to suit you and the foods you like.
To take a closer look at exactly what I offer in this plan or to get started, you can check it out here.
I hope this gave you a much better understanding of what appetite suppressant foods, as well as a long term solution to managing your weight loss and body goals.
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