As we all already know, Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and we should never go a day without it, however, not all breakfast dishes are created equal and only a “Healthy Breakfast” should be consumed daily. But is having a “Healthy Breakfast” really that important? If so what are the benefits? and what constitutes a “Healthy Breakfast” anyway?
Eating a Healthy Breakfast daily has many benefits from increasing energy level, boosting mood and providing essential nutrients for the body but what’s the best foods to eat to reap all these benefits? Breakfast should be a combination of hearty nutrition, along with great taste and limited time. Your breakfast your include four key components which include, Fruits, Whole Grain, Protein and H20.
4 COMPONENTS YOUR BREAKFAST SHOULD INCLUDE:
(Bananas, Strawberries, Blueberries, Oranges, Apples, etc)
Provides the essential vitamins, minerals and antioxidants your body needs to function actively throughout the day. Having fruit with your breakfast is an excellent source of fiber as it stimulates digestion detoxifies the body of any unwanted toxins and flushes out any waste from the day before. Eating fruit in the morning also provides energy, boosting cognition and function while helping you to feel light and refreshed throughout the day.
(Barley, Oatmeal, Cereal, Bread)
Provides the required fiber content your body needs to function properly throughout the day aiding with cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar. Whole Grains also helps control weight, making you feel full longer than refined grains. Whole grains in addition provides essential vitamins and minerals.
(Yogurt, Eggs, Milk, Lean Meat)
Provides essential amino acids, calcium and vitamins your body needs to function daily. Adding protein to your breakfast supports immune function and aids in weight loss. Protein is an important component for building bones, muscles, cartilage, skin and blood.
WATER WITH LEMON.
(Lemon, Fresh Mint, Ginger, Lime)
Helps digestion, reduces inflammation, flushes out toxins, clears skin, provides potassium, freshens breath, boost energy + mood, boost your immune system and helps fight viral infections.