Dr Lipman Miami Diet Plan

Hungry vs. Full: What are the Mechanisms?

Achieving feelings of fullness and avoiding hunger is the key to Successful weight loss and maintenance. This requires understanding what makes you full and what makes you hunger:

Foods Causing Fullness by Distending the Stomach:
High in water
Protein> 10 g per portion
Fiber > 12 g/per portion
Vegetables with high fiber and/or water
Soups with chunks of protein, fruit or vegetables
Zero Calorie carbonated drinks

Foods Causing Fullness by Stabilizing Blood Sugar:
Protein > 10 g/portion
Low glycemic index carbs such as beans
Unsalted almonds- watch portion
Whole wheat products

How to Feel Full and Lose Weight

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