Most people in search of weight loss end up skipping breakfast. However this practice is more likely to cause weight gain than weight loss. Skipping breakfast has been clearly connected to the development of obesity.
Studies show that overweight and obese children, adolescents, and adults are less likely to break the fast each morning than their thinner counterparts.
According to research, skipping meals, specifically breakfast, could in fact make fat loss more difficult. Breakfast skippers are more likely to eat more food than usual at the next meal or snack on high-calorie food items to stave off hunger.
A number of research studies suggest that people tend to accumulate far more body fat when they eat fewer larger meals than when they eat the same number of calories in smaller sized more frequent meals.
So, make sure to eat a health breakfast every morning.
Here are some sites you can check out for awesome healthy breakfast ideas:
Here is a brilliant article about the high fat low carb diet. Michael Cala interviewed nutrition expert and cancer-prevention specialist Moshe Shike, M.D. about whether low carb diets really work.
Michael Carla: People trying to lose weight often say they’ve had limited or no success following the 20-20-60 diet. Consumer magazines praise the “high-protein low-carbohydrate” diet as a panacea for the American weight problem. Your views?
Dr. Shike: These “high-protein, low-carbohydrate” diets have not been proven to be safe or effective in the long run. We know, for example, that high-protein diets may be harmful to the kidneys, and are associated with calcium loss, which can result in bone problems. Read more…
I came across this awesome infographic that explains very clearly how High Fiber foods fill you up. The image speaks for itself and comes from the site of Julieanna Hever, M.S., R.D., C.P.T. , also known as The Plant-Based Dietitian. Julieanna’s site is full of great diet and health food tips, so check it out.
For an awesome video explanation of the Caloric Density image click here...