You might know that breakfast reduces your chances of being overweight by a third. As it keeps you feeling full for a longer period of the day, it steers you away from calorie-rich snacks. Breakfast is an essential meal to keep fit and stay in shape. Furthermore, eating breakfast enables you to have more energy and mental focus as you go about your daily activities.
What you might not know is that if you eat breakfast you are 50% less likely to have blood-sugar problems, which could ultimately lead to diabetes.
The best breakfast to keep you fit, healthy energetic combines carbohydrates and proteins. Carbohydrates release energy quickly, whilst proteins release energy longer.
Here are some breakfast ideas combining the two:
- Non-sugary cereal and semi-skimmed mild with fruit
- Porridge with yogurt and dried fruit
- Scrambled eggs on wholegrain toast
- Omelet with cheese and tomatoes
The variety is endless, use your imagination, mix carbohydrates and proteins to set off your day with a daily power breakfast.