Dr Mercola on breakfast mistakes

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Dr Mercola’s recent breakfast article has wide implications;

His story-at-a-glance;

Story at-a-glance

  • Some of the media and health “experts” claim that the most common breakfast mistakes include eating too little protein, fiber and fat; not eating enough food; and eating too late in the morning
  • However, compelling emerging research suggests skipping breakfast altogether may be more beneficial for you, and may help reduce your hunger
  • Conventional breakfast foods like waffles, cereal, toast, muffins, bagels and other breakfast sandwiches are among the absolute worst foods you can eat. They make you hungry soon after eating, and fuel excess body fat and obesity-related diseases
  • Fat is far more satiating than carbs, so if you have cut down on sugar yet still feel ravenous, this is a sign that you haven’t replaced the carbs with sufficient amounts of high quality fats
  • Eating first thing in the morning coincides with your circadian cortisol peak, which leads to a rapid and large insulin release and a corresponding rapid drop in your blood sugar levels. Omitting breakfast could make it easier for you to control food cravings and hunger throughout the day

Go HERE to read the full article

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