Do not snack in the morning If You're On a Diet Program

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You who like to snack on the time between breakfast and lunch, be careful. Your diet can be messy.


This warning is delivered to the researchers about the habit of snacking snacks that are published in the Journal of the American Dietatic Association, November 2011. The research group of scientists is calling, snacking between breakfast and lunch will make your diet fails than snacking at another time.

The women who participated in the research on weight loss and eating snacks at mid morning, losing weight is only seven percent of its body weight during the year. While they are not snacking before lunch, was losing weight on 11 percent of their body weight,

The urge to snack during the short time between breakfast and lunch time, experts say, is a sign that we consume less healthy foods. Snacking in the mid-morning, "It is a reflection of the desire to have fun, rather than the urge to eat because of hunger," said researcher Anne McTiernan, director of prevention center at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, America Live Science quoted issue of 28 November 2011.

This study enrolled 123 overweight women between the ages of 50 to 75 years. The participants also participated in a larger study designed to reduce their weight as well as to examine the effects of diet and exercise on breast cancer.

As many as 97 percent of women reported regular chew snacks each day and only 19 percent who snack between 10:30 until 11:30 in the morning. The most common time for snacking in between the participants is in the afternoon. As many as 76 percent admitted to snack between 14:00 pm to 17:30 pm.

The women who snack in the morning have a tendency to snack more often throughout the day. This study shows that 47.8 percent of those in mid-morning snack was eating three or more snacks per day. While 38.9 percent of women who snack in the afternoon just eating a snack at that time only.

In general, eating a healthy snack to help those who are dieting to achieve their goals without having to starve, the researchers said. "Eating snacks can be part of the" working tools "of their diet if they eat because it's hungry," said McTiernan.

On the other hand, the findings reveal that in the American diet is changing. People no longer eat because of hunger, but they more often eat without purpose. The problem is, snacking without a purpose - not because of hunger - this makes the calories into the body become more, but it does not reduce our food portions at the next schedule.