Skipping breakfast creates carb cravings
7 Healthcast: Skipping breakfast creates carb cravings
Researchers said people who skip breakfast or haven't eaten for several hours are more likely to crave carbohydrates.
Researchers found subjects who fasted ate more starchy foods when given the option, to quench their hunger. They were more likely to start their meal with carbohydrates rather than vegetables, fruit or protein. Starches are quicker energy sources for the body, but are higher in calories.