Add more fibre and protein to your meals and snacks
Add more fibre and protein to your meals and snacks to keep you full throughout the day. When we feel full and satisfied for longer periods, we're less likely to reach for snacks unnecessarily. Adding more fibre and protein to your healthy meals and snacks also delays digestion and better blood sugar regulation, which is also helpful for not getting too hungry in between eating meals and snacks, and less likely to reach for less healthy snacks.
What You'll Need
- Have 2-3 good protein sources with meals and snacks, such as: eggs, cheese, Greek yogurt, seafood and meat, tofu, TVP, nuts and nut butters, seeds, quinoa, etc
- Have 2-3 good fibre sources to meals and snacks, such as: beans, peas, lentils oats, whole grains, sweet/white potato with skin, fruits, avocado, seeds, vegetables, etc.
What You'll Do
Tips & Warnings
- Having adequate fibre intake (25-50g/day depending on age and gender) is important for digestion and overall health, however it is important to have adequate water intake as well.
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