Foods that act as appetite suppressantsUpdated 12:56 PM ET, Fri August 18, 2017 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Photos: Foods that act as appetite suppressantsGreek and Icelandic yogurts are thicker and creamier than regular yogurt. But it's the added protein that keeps us feeling full. Hide Caption 1 of 8 Photos: Foods that act as appetite suppressantsAvocados are an excellent source of heart-healthy fats, and fat fills us up fast, which can be beneficial in controlling hunger.Hide Caption 2 of 8 Photos: Foods that act as appetite suppressantsAdding red chili pepper to an appetizer significantly reduced the total amount of calories and carbohydrates consumed at lunch, according to one study. Hide Caption 3 of 8 Photos: Foods that act as appetite suppressantsBarley is natural appetite suppressant containing a combination of dietary fibers that make it extra filling.Hide Caption 4 of 8 Photos: Foods that act as appetite suppressantsIts high water content makes soup a food low in energy (calorie) density. That means you can fill up on a big portion without consuming a lot of calories.Hide Caption 5 of 8 Photos: Foods that act as appetite suppressantsSalads promote satiety because vegetables such as lettuce, tomatoes and cucumbers have a high water content. Hide Caption 6 of 8 Photos: Foods that act as appetite suppressantsSpinach is a source of thylakoids, which have been associated with levels of leptin, the hormone that signals you to "stop" eating. Hide Caption 7 of 8 Photos: Foods that act as appetite suppressantsFlaxseed is rich in two natural appetite suppressants: omega-3 fats and fiber. Fiber from flaxseed can keep us satisfied and full, without contributing any calories. Hide Caption 8 of 8These satiety-boosting foods will keep you winning at weight loss.More from HealthVolcanic bombs, lava fountains and rift zones: Here are the definitions of some commonly used volcanic termsChristianity and depression: It's complicated 25 people hospitalized in New York from what police suspect was synthetic marijuanaStudent survives gunshot to the headWhy is Melania Trump still in the hospital?