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Satiety/energy balance

The effects of the combination of egg and fiber on appetite, glycemic response and food intake in normal weight adults - a randomized, controlled, crossover trial. 01/06/2016

Abstract This study evaluated appetite and glycemic effects of egg-based breakfasts, containing high and moderate protein (30 g protein and 20 g protein +7 g fiber, respectively) compared to a low-...

Comparison of the satiating properties of egg- versus cereal grain-based breakfasts for appetite and energy intake control in children 01/01/2016

Background Few studies exist that have systematically examined the role of protein, and egg protein in particular, in appetite and energy intake regulation in children. Objective The aim of this...

Get stuffed: Super-filling food satisfies your hunger for longer 17/06/2015

THE steaming plate of fish balls in tomato sauce looks and smells appetising enough, but I hesitate to tuck in, and not just because it's 10 in the morning. These processed balls are no ordinary food...

A High-Protein Breakfast Prevents Body Fat Gain, Through Reductions in Daily Intake and Hunger, in “Breakfast Skipping” Adolescents 21/05/2015

Objective: The purpose of this study was to examine whether the daily consumption of normal-protein (NP) vs. high-protein (HP) breakfast meals improves appetite control, food intake, and body...

Choice of protein- and carbohydrate-rich foods may have big effects on long-term weight gain 09/04/2015

Background Dietary guidelines recommend interchanging protein foods (e.g., chicken for red meat), but they may be exchanged for carbohydrate-rich foods varying in quality [glycemic load (GL)]....

The satiating effects of eggs or cottage cheese are similar in healthy subjects despite differences in postprandial kinetics. 12/03/2015

Abstract Studies have reported a better satiating effect of eggs when compared with common cereal-based breakfasts, an effect that can be attributed to their macronutrient composition. Our aim was to...

A randomized, controlled, crossover trial to assess the acute appetitive and metabolic effects of sausage and egg-based convenience breakfast meals in overweight premenopausal women 10/02/2015

Background Dietary protein at breakfast has been shown to enhance satiety and reduce subsequent energy intake more so than carbohydrate or fat. However, relatively few studies have assessed...

Passport to Health: Improving health at work 20/01/2015

Summary A workplace programme, called Passport to Health, was trialled at Gatwick Airport in order to assess whether offering health resources to security staff could have a positive impact on...

A randomized crossover, pilot study examining the effects of a normal protein vs. high protein breakfast on food cravings and reward signals in overweight/obese “breakfast skipping”, late-adolescent girls 06/08/2014

Background This pilot study examined whether the addition of a normal protein (NP) vs. high protein (HP) breakfast leads to alterations in food cravings and plasma homovanillic acid (HVA), which is...

Age-related and disease-related muscle loss: the effect of diabetes, obesity, and other diseases 05/03/2014

The term sarcopenia refers to the loss of muscle mass that occurs with ageing. On the basis of study results showing that muscle mass is only moderately related to functional outcomes, international...