If you’re craving something hearty and filling

half of boil egg in white bowl

half of boil egg in white bowl

Pack a punch of pure protein to reduce hunger and keep future cravings at bay. “Because it takes more work and a longer time for your body to digest and breakdown protein, it will satisfy you for longer and keep hunger pangs at bay,” explains Mashru. It also helps promote lean body mass, which is essential for boosting your overall metabolic rate and healthy weight maintenance. Some leaner options include eggs, chicken, and turkey (you could also try this recipe for no-bake energy bites). “Eggs are a pure, high-quality protein that clock in at just 75 calories a pop,” says Gans. “I like to hard boil them and add a drop of salt and pepper when I don’t know exactly what I’m craving.”