Eating Protein-Rich Foods: Protein Curbs Your Hunger


Brittany Smith discovers the power of protein to manage hunger. There is a new discovery that gives insight about its ability to make you feel satiated longer which results to losing some pounds. The Society for Endocrinology researchers found that phenylalanine may contribute to protein’s ability in encouraging fat loss.

Phenylalanine is the end result if the body processes protein-rich foods like meat, milk and eggs. It generates hormones that caps that hungry feeling and initiates weight loss.

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Mihai Andrei from ZME Science reports that a high-protein diet can contribute to fat-loss. Researchers revealed that phenylalanine, the amino acid produced after protein digestion, increases levels of the hormone responsible for telling us if we’re full. This in return lowers food intake and promotes weight loss.

This somehow suppresses your appetite. The amino acid produces the GLP-1 hormone which puts a leash on your appetite. Then, it lowers production of the hormone ghrelin, the one that increases hunger.

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My Fitness Pal says that you got 5 reasons to believe protein is awesome if you’re losing weight. One is that it satisfies you and it saves calories. In other words, it tends to make you feel fuller longer. This also slows down your digestion which means you’re less likely to go back for a second serving.

Another reason is when you pair this with carbs, the effect is great on your blood sugar. It keeps it in check and controls future cravings.

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This video from Howcast shows how to curb your appetite naturally:


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