The 12 Most Filling Fruits and Vegetables

Pears have about 4 grams of fiber per medium. "Of this, over half is viscous fiber, a subset of soluble fiber that forms a thick gel when blended with water," "The high water content in the fruit, in conjunction with viscous fiber, allows for a larger volume of space taken up in the stomach, resulting in improved satiety."


Apple pectin provides 80% of their fiber. "Pectin is a viscous fiber that forms a gel-like substance when consumed in our bodies," Apples are 85% water and crunchy, slowing and satisfying eating.


A cup of blackberries has 8 grams of fiber and 7 grams of sugar, less than most fruits. This high-fiber, low-sugar combo keeps you fuller longer and balances blood sugar, lessening hunger after meals.


Oranges are surprisingly filling due to their viscous gel-forming pectin, hemicellulose, lignin, and cellulose.The water in oranges bulks up our digestive system, making us feel fuller longer.


Bananas are portable, high-fiber snacks. "An average medium banana contains about 3 grams of fiber," "The key is to choose an underripe banana, which contains a significant amount of resistant starch (fiber)."


Half a cup of carrots has 4 grams of fiber and 50 calories. They're sweet without being sugary, and their crunchy texture slows down eating and boosts satisfaction, especially if you're a vending machine chip addict, says Barkyoumb.


Avocados are one of the most filling fruits because they contain healthy monounsaturated fats and 7 grams of fiber per half, 1/4 of the average person's daily fiber needs.


Celery may not be the most popular snack, but its potassium, calcium, vitamin A, fiber, and water content can keep you full on few calories.Celery's crunch prolongs the eating experience and makes you feel full.


Don't believe their size: Feller says 1 cup of Brussels sprouts has 6 grams of fiber, 2/3 of which is soluble. Since they have 4 grams of protein per cup and are 89% water, they're sometimes called vegetarian meatballs.

Brussels Sprouts

Artichokes have 7 grams of fiber per medium head. "Artichokes have unique inulin. A prebiotic, inulin supports gut bacteria." Gut health may improve hormone regulation, including hunger and satiety.


Broccoli has 4 grams of fiber per cup, making it filling.Broccoli is one of the highest-protein vegetables and has about 4 grams of protein per serving, making it extra-satiating.


Lovely, versatile, and fiber-rich zucchinis fill us up.They contain 4 grams of protein and 3 grams of soluble and insoluble fiber. Mix with protein smoothie: Zucchini adds consistency and bulk to protein smoothies without the calories.


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