Fuel Up on a High Protein Breakfast to Cut Cravings Later
Posted May 24 2011 8:00am
If food cravings leave you vulnerable to overeating nutrition-deprived foods, it may be your breakfast or lack of breakfast to blame.
Try starting your day with a protein-rich breakfast to curb those cravings. A new study claims it will increase fullness longer and reduce hunger throughout the day.
Researchers found that eating a breakfast high in protein turns down the signals in the brain that control food motivation and reward-driven eating behavior.
Of course, filling up first thing in the morning on a simple carbohydrates and sugar, which are found in many processed cereals, is a sure way to spike your blood sugar levels and leave you hungry well before lunch.