By Lexi Petronis, Glamour magazine
Oh my. My husband sometimes pours himself a second, more-sugary bowl of cereal in the morning (think Lucky Charms) and calls it "breakfast dessert." And I laugh and laugh and shake my head in that "you so crazy" way, because... c'mon. Right? Wrong! At least, if this study has anything to say about it...
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Tel Aviv University researchers found that eating dessert with breakfast can help people lose more weight--and keep it off. The dessert has to be part of a 600-calorie breakfast that's balanced with carbs and protein (no Cap'n Crunch with a cruller).
Participants in the study who added cookies, cake, or chocolate to their breakfast lost an average of 40 pounds over the course of 32 weeks--and kept it off--while participants who avoided morning desserts and ate 300-calorie breakfasts lost about 33 pounds. But then they regained 22. (Both groups ate the same number of totalRead More »from Does Eating Dessert with Breakfast Make You... Lose More Weight?