Weight Loss Tips: Stall Sugar With Your Diet

The 7 Simplest Rules For Weight Loss

Use these seven rules to tap into the power of foods that can naturally slow sugar absorption, so you can keep eating meals you love

Have a Fatty Snack 10 to 30 Minutes Before Your Meals

Reason: You remain fuller longer

At the outlet of your stomach is a muscular ring, the pyloric valve. It regulates the speed at which food leaves your stomach and enters your small intestine. This valve is all that stands between the ziti in your stomach and a surge of glucose in your bloodstream. But you can send your pyloric valve a message to slow down.

Fat triggers a reflex that constricts the valve and slows digestion. As little as a teaspoon of fat—easily provided by a handful of nuts or a piece of cheese—will do the trick, provided you eat it before your meal.

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