“Slim in his sleep”: the protein bread to lose weight?
In more and more bakeries and supermarkets, so-called protein bread will be offered. These include less carbs, but more Protein than traditional breads. Therefore, some slimming use willing on such products, since a low-carbohydrate, protein-rich diet helps in weight reduction. However, protein breads actually help with weight loss?
Many bakeries and supermarkets now offer so-called protein bread, according to the Verbraucherzentrale Bayern in a recent communication. These breads have a significantly higher protein content and are advertised therefore often used as a figure-friendly Alternative to the classic dinner meal. You can actually help in weight loss?
Less carbs – more protein
How the consumer writes Central on your website, offer bakeries, supermarkets, and discounters for some time, protein bread, protein evening bread, or buns to help in the reduction of weight after low-Carb-principle or the diminishing concept of “Slim in his sleep”.
According to the consumer service Bavaria in the “normal” bread contained wheat or rye flour protein at the protein bread, mostly wheat, soy and Lupin, but also peas and field beans protein replaced. Other ingredients including soy flour and meal, Flax, food bran, psyllium seed husks, sunflower seeds, sesame and fruit fibers. Some breads contain Chia seeds or animal protein, such as, for example, protein-enriched whey powder.
The professionals that the reduced carbohydrate content of the bread causes a lower blood glucose rise after consumption of the bread. To in the evening to reduce the insulin secretion and thus fat-burning in the night encourage.
A higher overall protein intake saturates longer, so fewer calories are absorbed. A diet with a higher protein content may initially lead to greater weight reduction in comparison to a low-protein diet.
A positive influence can exert a high protein intake, among other things, on an existing fatty liver. In the case of an existing malfunction with a high protein intake can worsen kidney function. In addition, the effect of insulin may be deteriorated, which increases the risk for Diabetes.
Higher Calorie Content
The success of this diet concept is, according to the consumer service, however, questionable, since it is not documented in this Form with scientific methods. Crucial for a weight reduction of the daily consumed total amount of calories is in the end.
“Here, protein breads offer no advantage. Your calorie content is often even higher than in normal bread, as they contain by the addition of seeds, seeds and nuts, significantly more fat,“ explains Silke Noll, nutrition expert at the Verbraucherzentrale Bayern. In the taste, and the texture can be different protein breads clear of breads with traditional recipes. (ad)