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Start Your Day with Protein to Control Glucose Levels

Friday, May 15, 2015

A study has shown that having a larger amount of protein at breakfast can help control glucose levels throughout the day. See why this is and get some ideas of how to incorporate more protein into your diet in the morning.

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The Study

In a recent study published in the Journal of Nutrition, researchers studied two breakfast scenarios. In the first one, participants consumed high-protein, low-carb breakfasts, and in the other, participants consumed a high-carb, low-protein breakfast. Those participants that had high-protein breakfasts, had lower post-meal glucose levels, and their insulin levels were higher after lunch compared to the low-carb breakfast eaters. (1)

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