According to a study in English by Tony Goldstone, people with high levels of ghrelin in their blood crave high-calorie foods.
In fact, they like to eat fast food and pay little attention to healthy foods like salads, fish, or fruits. For example, if you leave home in the morning without breakfast, you will feel very hungry at noon because a lot of ghrelin has built up in your blood. With the result that it is difficult to resist a fat calorie bomb at midday.
The biggest calorie traps
If you don’t want to miss out on fast food, you need to know how many calories you are taking in with one serving. Half of a grilled chicken should have the most calories at 570 calories, closely followed by Hamburger Royal TS with 561. But also a supposedly healthier burger, the VeggieBurger has 360 calories. So you’ve easily consumed a quarter of your daily calorie requirement. One serving of French fries (120g) gets you 420 Kebab from 500 to 600 calories depending on weight. But the coveted bratwurst also has 460 calories a piece, the currywurst about 516 calories. The popular hot dog with white bread, sausage, fried onion and cucumber has 218 kilocalories. These are certainly not all calorie traps you might stumble upon, but you can use them to raise awareness and look for hidden fats (that you wouldn’t have immediately seen or suspected) in food.