These nuts contain healthy, monounsaturated fats as well as vitamin E and magnesium, which have been shown to increase our sense of fullness. A study in the journal Nutrition and Metabolism compared whole almonds to almond butter, almond flour, almond oil, and no almond products to see which had the greatest effects on satiety. Whole almonds had the strongest results. Almonds have also been shown to support the cardiovascular system and healthy cholesterol.
These long-extolled, fiber-filled delicious fruits have been shown to boost the feeling of fullness. Especially when compared to apple sauce and apple juice with and without added fiber, whole apples caused subjects to eat less at their next meal, according to a study published in Appetite. Apples contain a chemical called quercetin, which has been shown to support cardiovascular health and immune function.