Struggling to Lose Weight? You Might Be Making This Mistake!
The Easiest Thing You Can Do For Weight Loss and Longevity
Dr Mark Hyman | DrHyman.com
I had a patient not too long ago who struggled to lose weight. A quick look at her food journal revealed why. To save calories, she skipped breakfast and simply sipped on coffee or one of those “skinny lattes” that actually contain a good bit of sugar.
She’s not alone. “I hate breakfast,” many patients candidly reply. That’s unfortunate, since studies show besides emotional resilience, eating breakfast consistently correlates with longevity and a healthy weight. Eating breakfast is just that, “breaking” the overnight “fast.”
Eating upon waking brings your blood sugar levels back to normal, kick-starts your metabolism, and sets you up to be on an even metabolic keel for the rest of the day. So break your fast every morning. It will make you healthier, give you more energy through the day, and help you lose weight.
Want to Gain Weight? Skip Breakfast
The old proverb “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and supper like a pauper” now has some scientific muscle behind it. Many of us think that if we skip breakfast we will reduce our overall calorie intake for the day and lose weight.
Unfortunately, the opposite is true. Not eating breakfast means you will eat more the rest of the day. One study among healthy lean women found skipping breakfast impairs READ MORE at: http://drhyman.com/blog/2014/12/04/easiest-thing-can-weight-loss-longevity/