The secret weight-loss ingredient

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Beans, a secret to weight loss. Source: Wikemedia Commons.
Beans, a secret to weight loss. Source: Wikemedia Commons.

In a study published in the journal Obesity, researchers at the University of Toronto have found that people who ate around 160 grams of pulses every day felt 31% fuller than those on who didn't. 

In the long term, this results in weight loss, as feeling satiated after eating may help you avoid snacking between meals.

Lead author of the study, Dr John Sievenpiper of St Michael's Hospital's Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre, said that 90% of diets fail or result in weight regain because of hunger and food cravings.

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