HEALTH BYTES: The Power of Protein at Breakfast

Science supports the benefits of protein at breakfast; here, we provide the strategies.

Higher-protein breakfasts have been studied in teenagers and young adults and found to reduce subsequent hunger and calorie intake, and prevent gains in body fat.

In another study, postmenopausal women getting 1.2 grams (g) per kilogram (kg) of protein a day experienced what the authors called “profound effects on metabolic function,” including 45 percent less muscle loss—a common side effect of low-calorie diets.

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