It is important to snap out of these fantasies and take serious measures to create a healthy, well-balanced and nutritious breakfast regime. Researchers believe that many of us fail to consume all the essential nutrients that we need for a healthy, energetic and active morning. A breakfast that is loaded with protein is more likely to promote weight loss in the long-run.
Researchers attempted to study these claims with a sample of participants who reduced 30 pounds and more by consuming a high-protein breakfast every day. Nearly 80% of the participants succeeded in losing weight and keeping it off.
A cheese-loaded omelette with the sunny side up makes the perfect treat when paired with a generous serving of hash browns. However dreamy and amazing these morning fantasies may sound, they are unhealthy and sabotage our health in the worst ways.
1. Consuming Fruit Juices Rather than Whole Fruits
It’s easier to consume an entire litre of apple juice but eating three apples at once can be hard. Have you ever wondered why? You see, while fruit juices tend to have some fruit in it, it is always the whole fruit that will satiate your body with a powerful dose of fiber, antioxidants and other nutrients.
Fruit juice is a nice habit, but we all must make a habit of eating more whole fruits and veggies in order to pack up our bodies with heaps of satiating fiber. Oh, and steer clear of those supposedly 100% fruit juices, for they contain nothing but loads of sugar and calories, even if you pick out a tiny four-ounce portion.
2. Breaking your Fast with a Few Nuts
If you’re breaking your fast with nothing more than a handful of walnuts and almonds, they won’t do much to energize your mornings despite all their amazingly healthy benefits for your waistline and brain. Even though nuts are extremely healthy and loaded with several vitamins, minerals and healthy fats, they do not contain any carbohydrates that are necessary to generate the energy you need for a fresh start in the morning.
You see, our muscles and brain requires carbohydrates to fuel the energy, and without a sufficient supply of healthy carbs, you end up feeling fatigued and exhausted, ready to fall asleep any minute. What’s more, a lack of carbs in your breakfast platter will also make you more prone to craving sugar and sugar-loaded treats for a quick energy fix.