Sweet helps a diet, says study
Best left for breakfast, nutritionists recommend the University of Tel Aviv. According to them, a sweet start to the day can not load up then, writes The Daily Mail. This proves the observation of 200 obese volunteers.
They were randomly put on one of the two proposed diets. In terms of the total calories, the two diets were on a single level (about 1,600 calories for women and 1400 – for women). But in the first diet for breakfast were allowed to eat a donut, and the second involves taking a larger amount of food at other times.
Appeared, people who consumed 600 calories for breakfast, sweet, a diet is easier than people who ate 300 calories. At an average of four months, all study participants had lost 15 pounds. But here in the next 4 months the first group gained about 7 pounds, and the second – about 10.
Blood tests revealed that the performance "hunger hormone" ghrelin, fell 45% in those who indulged in a donut. The rest of the reduction was 30%. Plus, the presence of at breakfast, as carbohydrates and proteins, made it possible to stay longer full.