Some cereals are the ideal breakfast; however, a new study suggests something else to people with type 2 diabetes.
Jonathan Little, an associate professor at the UBC Okanagan’s School of Health and Exercise Sciences published a study recently. In this research, he demonstrated the benefits of the low-carb breakfast (LCBF) which may contain high fat that are helpful in controlling blood sugar levels.
Additionally, consumption of typical breakfast with regular administration of insulin can increase blood sugar in T2D patients. Cereals, toast, oatmeal, and fruits are preferable for breakfast.
Low-carb Breakfast is Key to Better Health
According to the researcher, breakfast is consistently a problem. It leads to sudden increase in blood sugar level, mainly in T2D patients. His research proves the benefits of consuming a low-carb and high-fat meal in the morning. This can help maintain blood sugar level throughout the day reducing diabetes-related complications.
He said that the results surprised him as limited consumption of carbs had significant effects on instability of health. Further, he concluded the results on the basis of blood sugar level immediately after breakfast and level throughout the day. Results of the study showed that low carbs has potential benefits of changing macronutrient distribution for a day. In addition, it proved the benefits of consuming evenly distributed carbs in lunch and dinner.
Additionally, it proved that the pre-meal hunger and craving for sweet foods in a throughout the day. It is a tendency to have low desire for sweet food after consumption of low-carb breakfast. Thus, change in diet can help manage health, especially among diabetics.