5 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Hunger

Help your body perform at its best by honoring your hunger! By ignoring your appetite, you can become moody and stressed, which may be sabotaging your health. Never go hungry ever again by learning ways to satisfy and control your appetite.

5 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Hunger

Help your body perform at its best by honoring your hunger! By ignoring your appetite, you can become moody and stressed, which may be sabotaging your health. Never go hungry ever again by learning ways to satisfy and control your appetite.

Eat Often


Skipping meals and eating irregularly can seriously slow down your metabolism. They key to boosting your metabolism and maintaining your weight is to actually eat more often! Research has shown that people who eat regularly eat throughout the day have less body fat. You can keep your metabolism moving by either eating five mini meals throughout the day or by eating three big meals with two snacks throughout the day.

Q: I end up overeating because it makes me feel better and I never really get full. I'd like to lose weight but this makes it hard. Any suggestions?

A: Being persistently hungry can cause big trouble. So can overeating for comfort/pleasure. These two behaviors, say researchers from Baylor University's Children's Nutrition Research Center, are controlled deep within your brain by serotonin-producing neurons, but operate separately from each other — one in the hypothalamus, the other in the midbrain. They both can, however, end up fueling poor nutritional choices and obesity.

Eating for Hunger

When hunger is your motive for eating, the question is: "Does your body know when you've had enough?" Well, if you are overweight, obese or have diabetes you may develop leptin resistance and your "I am full" hormone, leptin, can't do its job. The hormone's signal to your hypothalamus is dampened, and you keep eating.

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