The experts say that the breakfast is the most important meal of the day, because it gives energy and activates the metabolism. The breakfast is the most important for people who is on a diet because it will keep them fed throughout the day.
A recent study published in the Annals of Nutrition & Metabolism showed that oatmeal is the best breakfast ever!t. The participants in the study was 36 women and men. They were separated in three groups. The limit for calorie intake was 350 calories for all 3 groups, and all the groups ate different food. First group ate oatmeal ; the second group ate cornflakes and the third group just drank water. All of the participants should note down their satiety level in the first 3 hours after breakfast. And they also checked their blood to observe the levels of insulin and blood sugar.All participants ate the same lunch.
Research found that the first group with oatmeal breakfast, had the least craving of all. Also the participant of first group ate 31% less calories than the others for the lunch. Moreover , the nutritionists recommended the oatmeal for the obese people, because they will eat 50% less calories for lunch.
The participants in the second and third group were hungry again, just three hours after breakfast.
Oatmeal is so beneficial because it can stay longer time in the stomach, as compared to cornflakes which pass through and only increase the levels of blood glucose and then the levels drop suddenly.