Researchers at the Institute of “Food Technologists’ Wellness” revealed that breakfast that have a low glycemic index help prevent a spike in blood sugar throughout the morning and after lunch as well. These breakfast foods also increase feelings of satiety and fullness. In result people do not go for overeating throughout the day.
Mattes and Shelke stressed the importance of eating low-glycemic breakfast in maintaining a healthy weight and blood sugar levels. It also reverse pre-diabetes and prevent it from becoming diabetes Research specifically focused on the advantages of having almonds, with the morning meal.
Whole almonds experienced longer feelings of fullness and had lower blood level compared to those who did not have a low-glycemic breakfast. Dr. Shelke said low-glycemic breakfast has some attributes such as its portable, savor, Satiates quickly so less is consumed, Non-fried, and Delicious without making you feeling guilty. The glycemic index ranks foods on the base of their ability to raise blood sugar levels after eating.
Foods with a high index are rapidly digested and result in raise in blood sugar levels. Whereas a low glycemic index foods produce gradual rises in blood sugar and insulin levels. The low glycemic index foods are Pulses, Whole grains, Nuts and seeds, Sweet potato, Barley B-glucan and Vegetable flours.