Quick Weight Loss And Other Reasons Why You Should Eat A Healthy Breakfast
Breakfast is one meal which can give you the energy to do things all day long, improve your memory and concentration and keeps you energetic at your work and school.
Weight loss, improved metabolism and other reasons why you should never miss your breakfast.
- Breakfast is the most important meal of the day
- Breakfast will help fuel your metabolism
- Breakfast will help stabilize your blood sugar levels
It goes without saying that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It is the meal which not be missed as it gives a kick-start to your metabolism and helps you burn calories throughout the day. Apart from achieving weight loss, it is important for a person to stay fit and healthy. Breakfast is one meal which can give you the energy to do things all day long, improve your memory and concentration, and can also keep you energetic at your work and school. But in the busy occupied schedules, we often tend to miss our breakfast, and resort to easy to prepare unhealthy breakfasts. However, taking out a few minutes to eat a healthy and nutritious breakfast is extremely important for your overall health.
Nutritionist Nmami Agarwal in her recent Instagram post said, "Having a regular and nutritious breakfast helps in maintaining appetite for the rest of the day." Let us have a look at some of the health benefits of eating a nutritious breakfast in the morning.
When we are talking about breakfast it is very important that we include healthy foods in our meal. This includes all the important nutrients specially proteins. Unhealthy fats, excess of carbohydrates, a cup of coffee, packaged meals or sugary cereals are not healthy at all. These should be avoided at all costs.
A healthy breakfast in the morning can help you satisfy your appetite and will also help you eat healthier throughout the day. Moreover, if you add proteins in your morning breakfast it can affect gastrointestinal hormones, which signals the brain to control the appetite and satiety.
Nutritious breakfast can keep you energetic, active and give a kick start to your day. It will also help reduce the chances of unnecessary headaches, sluggishness, in activeness, drowsiness and mid-morning hunger. In addition, you feel less hungry throughout the day and will not crave for unhealthy food.
For people who are on a weight loss program, make sure you do not skip your morning breakfast. Early morning breakfast can even help you slimmer your waistline. It will control your hunger pangs and in turn you will not overeat throughout the day. Nutritionist Nmami Agarwal said, "Adding proteins and fiber to your breakfast will aid in weight loss. As both the nutrients makes the person feel fuller from stomach for longer making one to eat with a portion control. Also, protein takes times to get digested making the digestive system to beak it slowly and releasing glucose (calories) slowly and steadily in blood."
Well, that's not all breakfast will also help fuel your metabolism. This will allow you to burn more calories throughout the day. Breakfast will also help stabilize your blood sugar levels.
It is better that you have protein-rich breakfast in the morning. This includes whole eggs, oatmeal, yoghurt and fruit smoothie, chicken salad, eggs and chickpeas, nuts and seeds quinoa or a sandwich.
Some other breakfast options would include stuffed rotis, idli, vegetable khichdi or a porridge.
Also read: Weight Loss: 7 Best Breakfast Foods
(Nmami Agarwal is nutritionist at Nmami Life)
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