If there is one trick that many experts will tell you when you’re looking to lose weight, it’s to not keep junk food in the house.
The old saying, “Out of sight, out of mind” really rings true when it comes to dieting.
Because if you don’t have that jar of peanut butter in the cupboard or that block of “just incase” chocolate stashed away in your bedside table then you have less chance of eating it.
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So what should you stock your cupboards with instead?
According to researchers at the University of Warwick, foods rich in amino acids will leave you feeling fuller for longer – quashing the need to reach for calorie-ridden snacks.
Feeling full after a mean is determined by a group of cells in the brain known as tanycytes which are stimulated by amino acids.
Mixed beans and lentils
The study, published in the…