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July 14, 2014 • Weight Control

Superstar Foods for Appetite Control

  • Healthy animal proteins — fish, shell fish, skinless poultry, omega-3 eggs, low-fat dairy products (especially plain Greek yogurt).
  • Plant proteins — whole soy foods, nuts, seeds, and beans (especially beans!).
  • Non-starchy veggies — cabbage, kale, broccoli, cauliflower, brussels sprouts, collards, carrots, onions, leeks, tomatoes, asparagus, spinach, dark lettuces, bell peppers, avocados.
  • Mushrooms.
  • Non-tropical fruits — berries, cherries, plums, apples, pears, grapes, kiwi, peaches, and melon.
  • Physically in-tact whole grains — oats, brown rice, barley, bulgur, quinoa and kasha.
  • High fiber cereals — choose those with at least 5 grams of fiber per serving (avoid those with >10 grams of sugar).