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Health.com: How Carbs Can Help You Lose Weight

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Carbs Keep You Satisfied

Carbs keep you satisfied longer than other foods. Here's why: Your brain acts like a computerized fuel gauge that directs you to fill up whenever it notices that its gas tank (stomach) is empty.

Foods high in Resistant Starch flip on every single fullness trigger in the body. They release fullness hormones in the intestine and make your cells more sensitive to insulin.

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By increasing your consumption of filling foods and releasing satiety hormones, you'll minimize your hunger and cravings.

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