High Protein Or High Carbohydrate Breakfast?
Nov 26, 2019
Editor: Steve Freed, R.PH., CDE
Author: Hira Gohar, Florida A&M University, College of Pharmacy, PharmD Candidate
Data shows the effect of high protein versus high carbohydrate breakfast intake on glucose levels.
Individuals with type 1 or type 2 diabetes who have bad metabolic control usually have increased protein intake requirements. Studies have shown that the normal amount of protein eaten by people with diabetes does not compensate for the increased protein digestion. Patients with diabetes need definite and sufficient information about protein and carbohydrate intake to base their meal plans and food decision making in general. This study focuses mainly on the impact of either a high protein or high carbohydrate diet and its effects on plasma glucose levels....
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