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Consuming High-Protein Breakfasts Helps Women Maintain Glucose Control, MU Study Finds

May 7, 2014

Heather Leidy, an assistant professor of nutrition and exercise physiology, found  when women consumed high-protein breakfasts, they maintained better glucose and insulin control than they did with lower-protein or no-protein meals. 

Story By: MU News Bureau 

“For women, eating more protein in the morning can beneficially affect their glucose and insulin levels,” said Heather Leidy, an assistant professor of nutrition and exercise physiology. “If you eat healthy now and consume foods that help you control your glucose levels, you may be protecting yourself from developing diabetes in the future.” More…