Breakthroughs in the field of chronobiology—the study of our circadian rhythms—help solve the mystery of the missing morning calories in breakfast studies.
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Whoa, that video took a wild U-turn! Just when I was thinking it was all Big Breakfast propaganda, breakfast won out in the end. This should be especially surprising if you watched my last video: Is Breakfast the Most Important Meal for Weight Loss? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/is-breakfast-the-most-important-meal-for-weight-loss).
Did I pique your interest in chronobiology? If so, you’re in luck because there are a bunch coming up in the next few weeks. Here’s a peak:
• Chronobiology – How Circadian Rhythms Can Control Your Health and Weight (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/chronobiology-how-circadian-rhythms-can-control-your-health-and-weight)
• Eat More Calories in the Morning to Lose Weight (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/eat-more-calories-in-the-morning-to-lose-weight)
• Breakfast Like a King, Lunch Like a Prince, Dinner Like a Pauper (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/breakfast-like-a-king-lunch-like-a-prince-dinner-like-a-pauper)
• Eat More Calories in the Morning Than the Evening (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/eat-more-calories-in-the-morning-than-the-evening)
• How Circadian Rhythms Affect Blood Sugar Levels (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-circadian-rhythms-affect-blood-sugar-levels)
• How to Sync Your Central Circadian Clock to Your Peripheral Clocks (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-to-sync-your-central-circadian-clock-to-your-peripheral-clocks)
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And for some breakfast inspiration, check out A Better Breakfast (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/a-better-breakfast/), and my recipe videos for a vegetable smoothie (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/dr-greger-in-the-kitchen-my-new-favorite-beverage/) and a grain bowl (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/recipe-morning-grain-bowls/) from the How Not to Die Cookbook (http://nutritionfacts.org/cookbook).
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-Michael Greger, MD FACLM
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