Fit over 50 Update — Eat breakfast like a king …

In my and Phil Bishop’s book, Fit over 50: Make Simple Choices Today for a Healthier, Happier You, we write:

As simple a choice as improving your nutrition can have substantial benefits. For example, I’ve always recommended what is called “The Royal Diet.” Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a queen, and supper like a princess.

Fit over 50, Preventive Care, page 28

Now a new study confirms many others showing the value of breakfast.

Body appears to be better at processing food in the morning regardless of calories consumed, research suggests

Newsweek reported on research published online in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, in which investigators “found that the body appears to be better at processing food in the morning, regardless of how many calories are consumed.”

For the study, researchers “set out to investigate whether eating at different times of day affects what is known as diet-induced thermogenesis (DIT), or the way the body uses up energy when processing food.”

In the 16-man study, the research team “found DIT was 2.5 times higher when they ate in the morning – regardless of how many calories” were consumed.

We’ ve got tons of simple tips on becoming more highly healthy in our book, Fit over 50: Make Simple Choices Today for a Healthier, Happier You. Order Fit over 50 here.

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