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Depleted glycogen stores in the liver produce a state of ketosis the early stages of the body s starvation response. One of the side effects of ketosis is lack of hunger Explains Martica Heaner health and fitness expert. When you fast you deprive your body of energy. One reason people can go 12 hours or so in the evening without eating is because most of that time they are in low energy mode sleeping or doing very sedentary activity. Try these simple steps If you are pushed for time try preparing breakfast the night before. You could make a big bowl of fruit for dessert save half and have in the morning. It will go towards your 5 a day and you can have it on its own or pour over yogurt. You can prepare a packed breakfast to eat later if you don t feel hungry or haven t the time.
Not only will your body burn calories more efficiently and you will have more energy by eating a good breakfast but it will boost your brainpower as well. After a long nights sleep the body has used up most of the glucose and glycogen stores that is converted to energy so these need to be replenished through the consumption of food. If you don t eat breakfast the body slows down calorie burning to conserve energy. When your metabolism slows so does the rest of your bodies functioning. You may feel tired sleepy fatigued experience headaches mental fuzziness and the inability to concentrate. By eating breakfast your energy stores will be restored and you will feed your brain the glucose it needs to fire neurons and synapses to make clear conscious decisions.
Many of us say we would prefer to sit down and enjoy a leisurely breakfast. But our lives have become so full and hectic that skipping breakfast often seems a necessity. And many of us reason that having several extra pounds we wish to lose skipping breakfast will do us good. In Keri Gans book The Small Change Diet she gives several examples of the excuses her patients have given her in 10 years of private practice as a licensed dietitian for not eating even a quick breakfast. There are many reasons we give ourselves for skipping breakfast in our hurried lives. But I agree with Keri Gans when she states that those people including myself that hit the snooze alarm even once have time for a quick breakfast. And those of us that dawdle around in the bathroom getting ready for work have time for a quick breakfast. If you spend more time then you need on your morning bathroom break contemplating your day you have time for a quick breakfast. It isn t a matter of finding 5 min. for breakfast it s a matter of taking 5 min. breakfast.