We all know that breakfast is definitely the most important meal of the day so it means that it should always be nutritious and healthy. This meal accelerate your metabolism and provides the needed energy for the day.
You should never skip the breakfast if you are trying to lose weight as that will boost the carvings during the day.
The latest study that was published in Nutrition & Metabolism has found that oatmeal is actually the best variant for breakfast.
The study included 36 women and men and were divided in 3 groups.
All the people took 350 calories per day while the first group ate oatmeal, the second received cornflakes and the third one only consumed water for breakfast, but the lunch was the same for all.
The levels of satiety ware recorded in the next 3 hours. In order to control their insulin and blood sugar levels, researchers also analyzed their blood.
They found that the people from the first group had fewest carvings and consumed 31% fewer calories for lunch. People who consumed oatmeal lost the most pounds and also consumed 50% fewer calories for lunch.
People from the second group actually felt hungry after 3h.
The cornflakes raise the blood glucose levels and people experience sudden drop in sugar while oatmeal stays longer in the stomach.
Many studies have proved that oatmeal is the ideal breakfast for those who want to lose weight and also reduces the calorie intake by 31-50%.
Oats are extremely nutritious and healthy and can be added to many desserts, salads stews and dishes.
Oats offer wide range of health benefits:
IT LOWERS THE RISK OF CANCER
This food lowers the risk of ovarian, prostate, breast and colon cancer according to the British Medical Journal.
IT REDUCES CHOLESTEROL
The presence of fiber in its content reduces bad cholesterol in the blood and also lowers the risk of strokes, heart failure, heart diseases and keep your blood vessels healthy.
IT LOWERS BLOOD PRESSURE
The presence of vegetable fiber (lignin) in this food lowers your blood pressure by 30%.
IT PROVIDES A FEELING OF SATIETY
This food is rich in fiber and it promotes weight loss, better digestion, causes a feeling of fullness and prevents carvings.