Want to fend off breakfast boredom and lose some pounds? WOMEN’S HEALTH rounded up a week’s worth of ideas for your a.m. meals:
#1 Pick a Cereal with large Flakes
Size matters—even when it comes to wheat flakes. In a newstudy from Penn State, researchers crushed up cereal to create four different sizes of flakes. Because the cereal that was crushed into smaller pieces was denser when participants poured it into a bowl, people underestimated the number of calories in those bowls. The lesson here: If you choose bigger flakes, you’ll consume fewer calories without even noticing the difference.
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