KHQ MD ALERT: That Delicious Breakfast Sandwich Can Seriously Harm Your Heart
NBCNEWS.COM - You're pressed for time, so you hit the drive-thru on the way to
work. Since you're already there, you figure: Why not make it a cheat
day and order a savory, cheesy breakfast sandwich? Just one won't hurt—after
all, many breakfast sammies, including a McDonald's Sausage McMuffin,
only register around 400 calories. What could be truly bad about that?
hate to burst your bacon-lined bubble, but the answer is "plenty,"
according to new evidence. Researchers in Canada measured the blood
vessel function of a group of college students on two separate
occasions: once on a day they had no breakfast, and once after they
consumed two fast-food breakfast sandwiches that clocked about 900
calories and 50 grams of fat total. Just two hours after eating the
sandwiches, the subjects' velocity time integral—a measure of how
efficiently your blood vessels function—had dropped by 15-20 percent.
That means their blood vessels weren't dilating to their full capacity. click here to read more
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