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Examples of satiety in a Sentence
eating beyond the point of satiety
Recent Examples of satiety from the Web
Similar to soup, eating a salad before a meal has been associated with increased satiety and decreased calorie intake.
Studies have shown that moderate consumption of avocados and other healthy fats can actually promote weight loss through its effect on satiety.
Other research has shown that a slower eating pace improves satiety, Sass says.
Dieting behavior also leads to dysregulation of our internal hunger, fullness, and satiety cues.
This link may be because fruit can help boost satiety, satisfy a sweet craving, and decrease your desire to dig into goodies like candy or baked goods.
Eating a healthy breakfast of any kind can lead to more satiety and less overeating throughout the day.
Such mysteries go to show that disgust is a complex response that's difficult to isolate from other variable factors—including hunger vs satiety, liking vs wanting, or pleasantness vs unpleasantness.
The diet increased the levels of leptin—a hormone produced by fat cells that usually signals satiety in the brain—in the bone marrow, which promoted the development of fat cells instead of bone cells.
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Is This History of satiety Enough?
You may have guessed that "satiety" is related to "satisfy," "satiate" (meaning "to satisfy fully or to excess"), or "sate" (which means "to glut" or "to satisfy to the full"). If so, you guessed right. "Satiety," along with the others, ultimately comes from the Latin word satis, which means "enough." English speakers apparently couldn’t get enough of "satis-" derived words in the 15th and 16th centuries, which is when all of these words entered the language. "Satiety" itself was borrowed into English in 1541 from the Middle French word satieté of the same meaning.
SATIETY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of satiety for English Language Learners
: a feeling or condition of being full after eating food
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