Feeling hungry all the time?
Leptin is the hormone released from the brain that tells you you have had enough to eat. When this malfunctions? We just keep eating.
 3 Leptin aids 
1. Piperine – in black pepper
2. Curcumin – in tumeric
3. Pectin – in fruits and vegetables
Lemons – especially the zest. Make lemon tea by using the zest, and then squeezing the lemon juice into your teacup.
Carrots – according to dietaryfiberfood.com, carrots have the most pectin of all the vegetables. Carrots have 0.8 g of pectin per 100gm serving.
Peas contain 0.6 g of pectin per 100 g serving. They are low in fat and high in fiber. Peas also contain vitamin K that helps fight osteoporosis

Potatoes have 0.3 g of pectin per 100 g serving. High amounts of soluble fiber, pectin is one type of this soluble fiber. When eating potatoes for the pectin content, do not peel them. Most of the fiber found in potatoes are in the skin.

Parsnips – One half a cup of cooked parsnips has 3 g of dietary fiber. Much of this dietary fiber is pectin, this can lower you LDL or “bad” cholesterol.

Green Beans – an excellent source of soluble fiber including pectin. Green beans contains0.34 g of soluble fiber per 1 cup serving. 

Pectin – downside.
Too much pectin can cause bloating especially when eaten from processed foods. 
The gelling properties of pectin makes it useful for adding to foods for stabilisation. For example, pectin is often used in soft drinks, desserts and dairy products. 
Note; We must be aware that various sources have previously falsely reported some pectin levels incorrectly – example- in citrus – lemons were reported as high pectin levels, but actually, it is in the zest rather than the flesh. Reports simply said leptin was high in lemons.

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