Skip Breakfast and Gain Weight

Guess which meal is the most important one of your day? It’s BREAKFAST,    the very one we most often skip because of time constraints. Well, if you     need more convincing that you need to start out the day with a healthy meal, read what this new research article discovered.

Women who regularly skipped their breakfast were more likely to pack
on the pounds and increase their risk for heart disease than anyone
else.

According to the study published in the recent issue of the American Journal
of Clinical Nutrition,
women skipped their breakfast for two weeks
but were found to ear more during the rest of the day,which resulted
in higher cholesterol levels, and less sensitive to insulin than women
who ate breakfast every day.

Researchers followed the effects of eating or skipping breakfast on
calories consumed and burned throughout the day as well as circulating
insulin, glucose, and cholesterol levels in 10 healthy women of normal
weight.

If you ate breakfast, you actually consumed about 100 fewer calories
per day and had a better insulin response to eating, suggesting that
your risk of diabetes was lower. This is known as the Staub-Traugott
effect, which showed that eating meals closer together determines your
blood sugar response to the next meal. This also affects your LDL or
“bad” cholesterol levels,also making them lower, which is a GOOD thing.
Bunch this all together and the researchers discovered a real negative
effect from skipping breakfast:Increased cholesterol and insulin levels
may also increase your risk of heart disease over time.

You don’t need a research study to understand that skipping breakfast
has become more common due to misguided efforts to lose weight or time pressures in the morning. So try some quick and easy starters for your day with The Menopause Diet Plan.


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About Larrian
Larrian Gillespie is a gynecologic urologist who received her medical degree from the University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine and practiced Urology and Urogynecology in Beverly Hills for 15 years before retiring.With an ability to translate “doctor speak” into terms anyone can understand, Larrian has been featured in over 75 magazine stories and numerous television shows, including Good Morning America, CBS Woman to Woman News, and CNN. She has served on the medical advisory board of SHAPE Magazine, Prevention Books, Readers Digest Books,Oxmoor Books, Low Carb Energy and been a frequent source for numerous other publications, including WebMD.

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