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Advice on filling up for lunch

I normally have a sald and soup for lunch, but find myself hungry an hour after eating (I'm always very full right after I eat). Are there any suggestions on what I should have to help me feel full longer? Thanks! In my soup, I always have some kind of beans.

Thu. Aug 3, 5:58pm

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How about having an apple or other fruit or veggies after lunch?

Thursday, August 03, 2006, 9:35 PM

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try drinking a gl glass of water before or during your meal. Always helps me, along with a piece of fruit ;)
Also, if your not already doing it, try another type of bread, like wheat, sprouted, etc ect

Thursday, August 03, 2006, 9:44 PM

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I have started having sandwhiches or wraps using high-fiber bread or wraps and whoa! Does that ever do the trick! A bit of protein, a bunch of veggies and lots of fiber (I know beans are supposed to be good for that, but they don't do the trick for me). Plus I have a 1/2 serving of low-fat yogurt and some high-fiber fruit like blueberries or strawberries. I think all of it together does the trick somehow. i can usually make it til 4 or so before I need a little snack to tide me over til dinner.

Thursday, August 03, 2006, 9:46 PM

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Protein and fiber are the two keys for staying full, for me.

Friday, August 04, 2006, 9:43 AM

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Ditto the protein comment. And I'd skip on the fat free dressing and use a smaller amount made with olive oil. We need a little bit of fat and it helps make us satisfied.

Friday, August 04, 2006, 10:02 AM

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I like keeping rasins at my desk- they're really filling when you eat them with water. The trick is not to eat too many of them...

Friday, August 04, 2006, 3:56 PM

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