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Old 03-16-2014, 05:57 AM
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Feel full on less food

You want to feel satisfied, rather than wanting more after your snack. Foods that are high in water, fiber, or air have fewer calories per bite, so you feel full despite their low calorie count.
Water: Because water is calorie-free, foods that are higher in water, such as broth-base soup (pick low-sodium varieties), dairy (go for low-fat), fruits, and vegetables, can fill you up with fewer calories.
High-water-content food recommendations: yogurt, grapes, watermelon, and celery.
Fiber: Fiber is a type of carbohydrate that slows food digestion and absorption, so it will make you feel full longer. When choosing high-fiber foods, aim for about 2-3 grams of fiber per 100 calories.
High-fiber food recommendations: whole grain crackers, bread, cereal, apples, and berries.
Air: We respond to both visual and physical cues when it comes to feeling full. Because air-filled snacks take up more room with fewer calories, we often feel fuller.
High-air-content food recommendations: reduced-fat or air-popped popcorn without oil and whole wheat English muffins.
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