Reduced energy intake at breakfast is not compensated for at lunch if a high-insoluble-fiber cereal replaces a low-fiber cereal

Guess that pretty much rules out an egg breakfast sandwich from the drive thru… A quick note here…I have had patients come in who have high fiber breakfasts as cereal from some of the larger food companies in the country.  You know the brands.

However, the benefit of a high fiber diet come not just from the fiber, but from all the good stuff that comes along in the germ that accompanies the bran (fiber) in a true whole grain.  By just adding only the fiber to an otherwise inferior cereal does NOT make it a health food!!  You always, always, always have to label shop.

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.