Everybody knows waffles and bacon make breakfast the best meal, but now it’s scientifically proven that eating a large breakfast is key to maintaining a healthy weight.
New research from a seven-year study published this month in the Journal of Nutrition suggests eating your largest meal of the day in the morning, eating less frequently and not snacking are effective methods for preventing long-term weight gain.
Researchers at Loma Linda University in California used data from 50,660 American and Canadian survey participants age 30 and older to reach their conclusions.
The study suggests eating breakfast and lunch about five to six hours apart and then making the overnight fast last 18 to 19 hours.
Read more on the Journal of Nutrition’s website here.