Why Breakfast Is the Worst Time to Eat ‘Breakfast Foods’
Roxanne B. Sukol, MD
You may be surprised to learn that breakfast is the one meal of the day that should not include those so-called “breakfast foods” like toast, bagels, muffins, waffles, pancakes, cereal, biscuits, bread and grits. Here’s why:
Items containing large amounts of sugar, white flour and corn syrup are rapidly absorbed into your bloodstream. This makes sense. After all, the fact that they have been stripped of their germ and fiber coat means that they’re already partially broken down before you even eat them.
Remember that the more quickly...