How to head off hanger
You can help fight hanger by eating right. The trick is to eat meals and snacks that combine high fiber fruits and vegetables, whole grains and protein.2 Ideally, always eat on a schedule to better control cravings.
There’s science behind a balanced ratio of protein, whole grains and colorful produce that helps energy and fuel release more slowly. MyPlate for Older Adults has guidelines that offer food, fluid and physical activity guidance specifically tailored for older adults.3