Daily News

Thursday, March 28, 2013

A new study finds that a protein-packed breakfast could keep you feeling fuller, and eating less, all day.

University of Missouri-Columbia scientists studied 20 overweight or obese young women (ages 18-20) who either skipped breakfast, consumed a high-protein breakfast including eggs and lean beef, or ate a bowl of ready-to-eat cereal. Each breakfast consisted of 350 calories and matched for dietary fiber, fat, sugar, and energy density. The high-protein breakfast, however, contained 35 grams of protein.

Subjects completed questionnaires and provided blood samples throughout the day. Prior to dinner, a brain scan using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) was performed to track brain signals that control food motivation and reward-driven eating behavior.

Read the full article>>