5 Scientific Reasons You Should Never Skip Breakfast

3. Protein in the morning helps you avoid junk food

Breakfast – CliffMuller

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While eating any sort of breakfast will make you feel less hungry and more satisfied through the morning, a high-protein breakfast will extend these benefits throughout the entire day. An interesting article in Atlantic describes research in which people who ate a protein-rich breakfast of eggs, meat and/or yogurt were less likely to indulge in fatty snacks during the following evening. Special electronic testing showed that the brain-centers associated with cravings remained less active in these test subjects, so it was easier for them to "just say no.”