Close X
Get more out of
by joining the site for free
Free 17-point plan to great health
Twice weekly e-news bulletins
Access to our News, Forums and Blogs
Sign up for free and claim your
17-point plan to great health
Free 17-point plan to great health

Twice weekly e-news bulletins

Access to our News, Forums and Blogs

If you want to read our in-depth research articles or
have our amazing magazine delivered to your home
each month, then you have to pay.

Click here if you're interested
Helping you make better health choices

What Doctors Don't Tell You

In shops now or delivered to your home from only £3.50 an issue!

July 2020 (Vol. 5 Issue 5)

Five foods that will keep you full for longer
About the author: 
Buster Manston

Five foods that will keep you full for longer image

Is snacking ruining your diet? That's down to certain brain cells - so here are 5 foods that communicate with them to make you feel full.


Over the last few years they've become one of the most popular things to have on toast for breakfast. Served in every trendy breakfast café across the UK, these creamy, fibrous fruits are not only delicious, but also contain oleic acid and monounsaturated fat, which tells your brain that your stomach is full.


As with all of the pulse family, lentils are a fantastic source of fibre, but thanks to their protein and carbohydrate content, they are like a snack-stopping superfood!


A study published in August of 2017 found that walnuts increase activation in a part of the brain called the insula.1 The insula is associated with decision-making when faced with the choice between a healthy snack and an unhealthy option. So eating a few walnuts everyday will not only give you a fibre and protein boost, but they may also help you to make better food choices in general.


Immensely high in fibre, and delicious in smoothies for a sweetness boost, dates are a fantastic way to snack without feeling guilty. Why not try our WDDTY date, walnut and banana smoothie!


As with most fish, tuna contains excellent levels of omega-3 fats. Omega-3 helps to increase the fullness hormone leptin. Research has also found leptin to increase satiety for longer among people trying to lose weight.2


1) Diabetes Obes Metab, 2018; 20: 173-77

2) Appetite, 2008; 51: 676-80

You may also be interested in...

Support WDDTY

Help support us to hold the drugs companies, governments and the medical establishment accountable for what they do.


Latest Tweet


Since 1989, WDDTY has provided thousands of resources on how to beat asthma, arthritis, depression and many other chronic conditions..

Start by looking in our fully searchable database, active and friendly community forums and the latest health news.

Positive SSL Wildcard

Facebook Twitter

© 2010 - 2019 WDDTY Publishing Ltd.
All Rights Reserved