Mandel said she’s particularly concerned about the impact from breakfast foods like cereal, yogurt or instant oatmeal, which are marketed as healthy but often contain loads of sugar. Read more
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Condensed from U.S. News by Dennis Thompson
Because of hidden sugars, research suggests that “people think they’re starting out having a healthy breakfast, but they may be setting themselves up to be hungry all day, and eat too much over the course of a day,” Naomi Mandel, a professor of marketing at Arizona State University said. Be careful when you reach for foods labeled “healthy” – they may have hidden high levels of sugar and you may snack more later.
Research shows that it’s easier to exercise some self-control over sugar-driven hunger, if you are given fair warning through product packaging. So read those labels