Tag Archives: calories

Study: Eating Eggs Lowers Calorie Consumption

Low Carb Breakfast Variety - Alternatives to I'm Sick Of Eggs

A new study out of Canada reveals something about a popular breakfast food that people who are livin' la vida low-carb already know about. Published in the lastest issue of Journal of the American College of Nutrition, the study found that eating just 2 eggs for breakfast helps keep people satisfied longer than a small bagel does because of the high amount of protein contained in them. As a result, study participants had less hunger and actually took in fewer calories over the next full day as a result.

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The History of Diets and Dieting Part V The First Low Calorie Plan

We've been discussing the history of diets and dieting. It may seem obvious to you that the idea of the calorie, at least as it pertains to dieting, must have been with us since the beginning of dieting. However, such is not the case. As we discussed last time, it wasn't until the 1890s and early 1900s that chemists Wilbur Atwater and Russell Chittenden did the initial work of measuring food as units of heat that could be produced by burning it. But from the get-go, the calorie concept has never been nearly as scientific as it may appear.

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