Snack time! Decisions decisions… Grab the fruit or the muffin?
We all think we know what the healthy option would be, but with so much information and mis-information it can be difficult to make a good decision.
Ever heard the rumours that bananas aren’t that good for you? Yellow fruit fans will tell you they are packed with potassium and fibre (and they are). Surprisingly though, they are no better at allaying hunger pangs that the more indulgent chocolate chip cookie.
This informative infographic designed by our friends at Column Five, developed for Massive Health, gives some insightful tips on food choices. Combining data for satiety index (how full a food makes you feel) and the glycaemic index (whether you will have a ‘sugar crash’ or not) it lets you can compare your favourite foods.
Put simply, the foods in the top right hand corner of the table below are much more likely to leave you feeling fuller for longer:
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