Why do I feel hungry after eating?

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Ozgen Dogan
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Take a look at the foods you're eating. If they're high in sugar and refined ingredients and low in fiber, what's happening is the sugar is absorbed into your bloodstream as soon as you eat your food. To bring down this instant surge in blood sugar, your body secretes high levels of insulin. The insulin does its job to decrease your blood sugar, but pretty soon you feel hungry again. So begins the vicious cycle of feast and famine. Instead of sugary, processed foods, choose foods that are high in fiber. They'll be absorbed and leave your stomach more slowly. You'll feel full longer, and your blood sugar will stay on an even keel.

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