Breakfast is widely recognized as the most important meal of the day. Quite often you can even find the theory that consuming a hearty meal in the morning, preferably immediately after waking up is a practice that supports weight loss. Not only the color press, but also doctors, nutritionists, and health promotion specialists insist that eating a large, nutritious and energetic breakfast positively influences the figure and overall health. However, is this theory supported by facts?
There is no doubt that eating a properly balanced breakfast can be an important element of work on the figure. Unfortunately, Poles often forget about breakfast or replace them with bars, cookies, donuts and other junk products, which of course brings negative consequences. Paying attention to the issue of proper selection of food products as part of the first meal during the day is certainly commendable, but encouraging consumption of abundant and high-energy breakfasts seems to be at least controversial in the light of the available research results.
In fact, it is difficult to clearly determine where the view came from, according to which breakfast should be a rich and high energy meal. It is even harder to understand why it is recommended to increase breakfast calories as part of weight reduction programs. The results of the research on the impact of breakfast caloric value on the weight and composition of the body should be considered at least ambiguous, not to say contradictory, and who claims that the matter has been definitively resolved, this is simply wrong … more
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