Navigation Links
Big Breakfast May Not Lead to Fewer Daily Calories

MONDAY, Jan. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Conventional wisdom says that eating a big breakfast might keep you full throughout the day and help prevent overeating at other meals, but a new German study debunks the idea.

Dr. Volker Schusdziarra, a researcher with the Else-Kroner-Fresenius Center of Nutritional Medicine in Munich, surveyed 380 people about their daily diets. Participants included 280 people who were obese and 100 who were of normal weight. Everyone kept track of what they ate over a period of 10 to 14 days.

The investigators found that breakfast habits varied. People sometimes skipping breakfast altogether and other times consuming either a big or small meal, according to the study, published online Jan. 17 in the Nutrition Journal.

However, those who ate a "big" breakfast -- defined as being an average of 400 calories greater than a small breakfast -- ended up with a net gain of 400 calories over the day.

"The results of the study showed that people ate the same at lunch and dinner, regardless of what they had for breakfast," Schusdziarra said in a news release from BioMed Central, the journal's publisher.

Some people skipped a mid-morning snack when they ate a big breakfast, but that didn't offset the extra calories they took in earlier, the study noted.

More information

The U.S. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases has more on healthy eating plans.

-- Randy Dotinga

SOURCE: BioMed Central, news release, Jan. 17, 2011

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. San Diego Unified School District Awarded Silent Hero Grant From got breakfast?(R) Foundation
2. Increased Government Scrutiny of Companies That Use Independent Contractors, Consultants, or Freelancers: Are You Ready? Learn More at Complimentary Breakfast Briefing
3. Musts For Mom: Breakfast In Bed And Beautiful Flowers
4. Kids Not So Stuck on Sugary Breakfast Cereals, Study Finds
5. Recession May Mean Fewer Nips & Tucks
6. Fewer platelets could be used for some cancer and bone-marrow transplantation patients
7. Fewer Deaths in Larger, Busier Hospitals
8. Pitt/Magee research finds women with preeclampsia have fewer blood vessel precursor cells
9. Better patient safety linked to fewer medical malpractice claims in California
10. Safer Patients Mean Fewer Malpractice Suits
11. Study finds post-transplant patients off steroids have fewer cardiovascular events
Post Your Comments:
Related Image:
Big Breakfast May Not Lead to Fewer Daily Calories
(Date:12/1/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... December 01, 2015 , ... ... at the 7th Annual 2015 Golden Bridge Business Awards under the New Products ... a zero capex web based sample management software that helps labs ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... , ... December 01, 2015 , ... ... medical images have been lifted as IMAGE Information Systems launches MED-TAB™ -- the ... North America Annual Meeting from November 29 to December 4, 2015. , ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 01, 2015 , ... The importance of ... is the focus of numerous abstracts accepted for presentation here, at the 101st ... Nine abstracts highlight the use of Volpara Solutions’ quantitative breast imaging software tools ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... December 01, 2015 , ... ... their independence is everything. That is why Hollister Incorporated has launched the VaPro ... offer this next product in the VaPro touch free catheter portfolio,” said Michael ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... Francisco, CA (PRWEB) , ... December 01, 2015 ... ... Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE) today announced that the organization has awarded ... in San Francisco, with a Distinguished Award. The award celebrates exceptional special needs ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/1/2015)... , Dec. 1, 2015 Building on ... Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ) today ... Pharmaceutical Companies to significantly reduce the burden of ... up 74 percent of new HIV infections among ... World AIDS Day, these new initiatives include collaborations ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... 01, 2015 ... addition of the "2016 Europe ... E. Coli, Enterovirus, Rhinovirus, Rotavirus, Salmonella, ... their offering. --> ... the "2016 Europe Enteric Disease ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... Relmada Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: RLMD), a clinical-stage company ... today that the company will present at the LD Micro ... the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel in Los Angeles, ... Therapeutics, will present on Thursday, December 3, at 9:00 am ... Please register at least 10 minutes prior to the start ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: