Research News

September 2010 Issue

Fill ‘er Up! Protein at Breakfast Impacts Satiety

It’s clear that dietary choices—not only what you eat but when—may be important for hunger and weight control. There’s no better example than breakfast. Breakfast eaters tend to weigh less than those who skip the meal. And even if they don’t make healthful choices, breakfast eaters still eat less, according to research. When you skip breakfast you tend to eat more calories throughout the day, compared to breakfast eaters who benefit from improved glucose levels that help fight food cravings later on. Even a simple breakfast has been shown to improve cognitive performance and mood in adults and children.

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