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Re: what's for breakfast?


I do best when I eat my cereal (Special K or Cheerios) when I get to work at
5am and have a few strips of turkey bacon around 9 or 9:30.  Then I can have
a nice salad or SBD lunch and I'm OK for the day.

On 1/7/07, Zemuly Sanders <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com> wrote:
>
> I have learned that about protein at Weight Watchers, and today I bought
> some eggs.  I have also been hearing about the "reverse diet" on the
> Discovery Health channel.  It's also mentioned in a recent issue of
> "People"
> magazine.  In that diet you eat dinner for breakfast and breakfast for
> dinner, which is the same idea as starting your day with protein.  I've
> got
> to do something because after a year of going to Weight Watchers I've lost
> a
> little over 20 pounds, but I still have at least 10 pounds to go before I
> reach my goal weight of 137, the upper end of my healthy weight range.
>
> I think we've been chatting long enough to talk about any subject we
> please -- now and then.
> zem
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Sunday, January 07, 2007 10:52 AM
> Subject: [CHAT] what's for breakfast?
>
>
> >I know this is a gardening forum, but since many of us seem to be a
> little
> >concerned about our weight I wanted to share these gleanings from the
> >morning paper with you.
> >
> > The Parade magazine gave a formula for Body Mass Index which says I
> should
> > weigh somewhere between 98 and 132 pounds.  A lot of latitude there, but
> > I'm higher than that so I'm going back to putting more effort into the
> > diet.
> >
> > The surprising thing I came across was in the Cook Well, Eat Well
> column:
> >
> > "Eat a high-protein, low-carbohydrate breakfast every single day.  If
> you
> > have to pick just one habit, this is it.  Clinical studies show that the
> > blood-sugar effect of breakfast has a dramatic affect on appetite all
> day
> > long. [I knew that and always eat breakfast] Subjects who ate instant
> > oatmeal for breakfast ate a whopping 81 percent more during the day than
> > subjects who ate a cheese omelet, even though the breakfasts had the
> same
> > calorie count.  So ditch the cereal, bagels, muffins, and juice and have
> > some protein, plus a piece of fruit.  You'll be less hungry and more
> > energetic all day."
> >
> > I have cereal every day for breakfast and I don't eat meat until I get
> > home at night.  If this is true, perhaps I should reverse it.  I'm
> > thinking of trying meat or cheese and fruit or yogurt (contains both the
> > protein and fruit) for breakfast and maybe having my cereal for supper.
> > Any thoughts on this?
> >
> > Kitty
> > neIN, Zone 5
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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