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Penny2019
Penny20192019 December
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Does anyone never feel full, even after eating a decent size meal? Do you have any tips to help feel full. I have tried drinking water etch. Thanks

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moreless
morelessAdministrator

Hi and welcome, Penny2019 :)

It's natural fat in your diet that will keep you feeling fuller for longer and refined carbs that will leave you hungry. Have a look at this phcuk.org/wp-content/upload...

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Penny2019
Penny20192019 December
in reply to moreless

Thanks, looks helpful but will have to read when I have a spare few minutes. Appreciate your help.

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moreless
morelessAdministrator
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You're welcome :)

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S11m
S11mMaintainer

Hi Penny2019, welcome.

Fat is calorific, but it satiates.

High-fibre, low-calorie foods like cabbage fill you up without too many calories.

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Penny2019
Penny20192019 December
in reply to S11m

Great thanks, I will try that

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BridgeGirl
BridgeGirlAdministrator

Hello, Penny2019, nice to meet you :)

Like moreless, I have found that having natural fat in my diet keeps me feeling full and I no longer have to eat between meals. Have a look at the links she has given you. No rush: this is for life :)

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Penny2019
Penny20192019 December
in reply to BridgeGirl

Thank you

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BridgeGirl
BridgeGirlAdministrator
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You're welcome :)

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mikr
mikrVisitor

Studies have shown that water in the food, rather than with the food will be more satiating.

So for example, better to have vegetable soup than just vegetable casserole and a glass of water.

Personally I find that having a salad (with low fat dressing) and a vegetable soup before a meal is the best way to get full and stay full, without eating too much of the main meal. In studies they call this a "preload".

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Penny2019
Penny20192019 December
in reply to mikr

Thank you

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amykp
amykpVisitor

How are you defining "decent size"? I eat until I AM full (and yes I include plenty of fiber veggies and healthy fat). Are you saying there is no amount that satisfies you?

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Penny2019
Penny20192019 December
in reply to amykp

Nothing at all satisfies me! I only stop eating when I think I should

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amykp
amykpVisitor
in reply to Penny2019

Huh. Have you tried a ketogenic diet? I'm not saying it would work, cause I really don't know...just wondering. It could be the carbs setting off your insulin.

Also (speaking of wonky insulin) what about the whole intermittent fasting thing, where you don't eat at all for a long stretch, but when you do you can really stuff yourself? Like, for example, if all you ate was dinner, it could be a really big one.

I do that often (and I cheat with coffee, heavy cream, and monkfruit sweetener...though even that I hold off until at least noon for my first cup.)

Watch the videos by Dr. Jason Fung online. He does a good job of explaining how insulin regulates hunger...and what we can do about it!

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Penny2019
Penny20192019 December
in reply to amykp

Great reply, thank you. I have looked at the Keto diet in the past but I have not followed it so far.

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Juvi12
Juvi122019 December

Hey penny2019 I feel the same way.. I am breastfeeding and i am trying so hard not to binge eat but i can't seem to help myself I have tried everything I possibly can .. I really need help

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amykp
amykpVisitor
in reply to Juvi12

If you are breastfeeding you are hungry for a reason. You should be eating healthy, but really, you shouldn't be dieting! There's plenty of time later. I agree with Penny2019, relax and enjoy your baby.

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Juvi12
Juvi122019 December
in reply to amykp

My baby is 16 months old and i know I shouldn't be dieting ... but this as cookies I just can't resist

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amykp
amykpVisitor
in reply to Juvi12

Mwhahaha...well. Sugar is the big problem for everyone I think.

What about something like this: You can have as much snacky food as you want, but NOTHING SWEET! So, for example, you get hungry, fry yourself an egg. Or have a big pile of nuts or spoon of peanut butter (or three) or glass of milk or wedge of cheese.

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Juvi12
Juvi122019 December
in reply to amykp

Hahahha... I need to start making these small changes ... Thank you so much for you suggestions I really need this

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amykp
amykpVisitor
in reply to Juvi12

Used to be a postpartum educator and lactation consultant (brief career change during my own kids' childhood). Really, you should not worry too much about nursing hunger. Hormones do crazy things!

Here is the bigger issue: not finishing the leftovers on your toddler's plate! :o)

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Juvi12
Juvi122019 December
in reply to amykp

Awwww.. kids Are the best ... I say kids i mean babies .. well toddlers make you go crazy

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Penny2019
Penny20192019 December

Bless you, enjoy this time with your little one!

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Juvi12
Juvi122019 December
in reply to Penny2019

Thank you penny2019

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