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Satiating Foods

Ideas and Examples of Satiating Foods


Hey Team,


Steak and Asparagus on a plate
Satiating Foods

I hope you're doing well and taking good care of yourself. Today, I thought we could chat about something that we all face from time to time - that pesky craving for sweet foods. It can feel like a never-ending tug-of-war, can't it? But let me assure you, there are ways to navigate these cravings and still feel completely satisfied.



First off, let's clear something up. Cravings are not a sign that you're weak or lacking willpower. They're a completely natural response to certain triggers, and it's perfectly normal to experience them. But when these cravings start to get in the way of our health goals, that's when we need to step in and take action.


One effective strategy is to identify foods that can help curb these cravings. Research has shown that certain foods can help us feel more satiated, reducing the desire for sweet treats. Here are some foods that have been found to be particularly effective:


  1. Fruit: Fruits like bananas, apples, and oranges are great for satisfying sugar cravings. They are sweet, but also packed with fiber and essential nutrients.

  2. Non-starchy vegetables: Vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, zucchini, and Brussels sprouts are low in sugar and high in fiber, making them a great choice for curbing cravings.

  3. Healthy fats: Foods rich in healthy fats, such as olive oil and nut butters, can help reduce cravings for sugar and other simple carbohydrates.

  4. Whole foods: Eating whole foods with ample fiber, protein, and healthy fat increases satiety, keeps blood sugar levels stable, and reduces sugar cravings.

Remember, everyone is different, and what works for one person may not work for another. It's all about finding what works best for you. Experiment with different foods and see how your body responds.


Here us an Example 5 day Meal Plan, make sure to workout your correct portion size using your hands


Day 1:

  • Breakfast: Scrambled eggs with spinach and feta cheese

  • Lunch: Grilled chicken salad with olive oil dressing

  • Dinner: Baked salmon with a side of asparagus

  • Snacks: A handful of almonds, Greek yogurt


Day 2:

  • Breakfast: Greek yogurt with a handful of berries

  • Lunch: Tuna salad with olive oil dressing

  • Dinner: Grilled steak with a side of broccoli

  • Snacks: A piece of fruit, a handful of walnuts


Day 3:

  • Breakfast: Omelet with mushrooms and cheese

  • Lunch: Shrimp salad with olive oil dressing

  • Dinner: Roasted chicken with a side of green beans

  • Snacks: A piece of fruit, Greek yogurt


Day 4:

  • Breakfast: Smoothie made with almond milk, spinach, and a handful of berries

  • Lunch: Turkey wrap with lettuce and tomato (use lettuce as the wrap)

  • Dinner: Baked cod with a side of Brussels sprouts

  • Snacks: A handful of almonds, a piece of fruit


Day 5:

  • Breakfast: Scrambled eggs with bell peppers and onions

  • Lunch: Chicken Caesar salad (no croutons)

  • Dinner: Grilled pork chops with a side of cauliflower mash

  • Snacks: Greek yogurt, a handful of walnuts


Remember that portion size comes down to the individual. We recommend using your hand to measure what is correct for you.



 


Chocolate Avocado Pudding
Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Low-Carb Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Ingredients:

  • 2 ripe avocados

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1/2 cup coconut milk

  • 1/4 cup sweetener of choice (e.g., stevia, erythritol)

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions:

  1. Cut the avocados in half, remove the pit, and scoop out the flesh.

  2. In a blender or food processor, combine the avocado, cocoa powder, coconut milk, sweetener, and vanilla extract.

  3. Blend until smooth, scraping down the sides as necessary.

  4. Taste and adjust the sweetness as needed.

  5. Divide the pudding into individual servings and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.

  6. Enjoy as a delicious low-carb dessert or snack!


 


As always, if you have any questions or need assistance, feel free to reach out to us at thediabeticguideco@gmail.com.


Best Regards,

Joel

Diabetic Guide Team


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Please note that this information is intended for educational purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.



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