You’re working away when that midday slump hits and you’re grateful for the stash of snacks you keep stowed away in your desk drawer. You nosh away, but then, bam! You’re hungry again an hour or two later and you’re contemplating another snack, plus what you’ll have for dinner.
What gives? Well, certain foods can make us feel full for longer (fat, protein, and fiber) while others, like processed carbs, are metabolized quickly, leading to an energy spike and crash. And of course, those hunger pangs you feel an hour after eating.
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