Benefits Of Early Breakfast
Eating breakfast before 8:30am? It could help reduce risk factors for type 2 diabetes. This news comes from research presented at the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society by Marriam Ali, M.D., of Chicago’s Northwestern University. She reported on a study finding that people who started eating early in the day had lower blood sugar levels and less insulin resistance, regardless of whether they restricted their food intake to less than 10 hours daily or spread it over more than 13 hours. She noted that previous studies have shown that eating within a shortened daily timeframe has consistently demonstrated improvements in metabolic health. For this new study researchers analyzed data from 10,575 adults whose food intake was divided into less than 10 hours, 10 to 13 hours or more than 13 hours daily.
The Endocrine Society. “Eating before 8:30 a.m. could reduce risk factors for type 2 diabetes: Intermittent fasting study finds eating earlier was associated with lower blood sugar levels and insulin resistance.”
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