Foods such as avocado, seeds and nuts like almonds, cashews and peanuts are full of healthy fats. Fruits, vegetables, pulses (legumes) and whole grains are generally low in energy and rich in vitamins, minerals and other essential nutrients needed to keep one’s body satisfied.
Studies indicate that eating too many high-starch, high-glycaemic, low-fibre carbohydrates can cause one to be continuously hungry and gain weight.
These are characteristically found in highly processed, convenience food items. Put your fork down between bites and this can help to extend the amount of time you eat. As you eat, focus on the tastes of the food and enjoy them, which can help you eat more slowly.
It is difficult to eat slower and take smaller bites, especially when you are busy or famished. Regardless of how you go about it, slowing down your eating is a great resolution to make.