Breakfast like a king, is often said than done.
Breakfast gives you the energy to start your day. It is vital as it gets your metabolism started. You use some energy even when you are asleep so when you wake up you need to recharge.People who do not eat breakfast feel tired and sluggish throughout the day. Lack of breakfast calories can set off a cycle of craving. Research shows that eating breakfast help to control binges and cravings throughout the day. A study at a school found that those who skipped breakfast gained significantly more weight over a two year period than those who ate a morning meal. And when people skip breakfast, they tend to believe they can eat more at lunch or dinner and chances are they make unhealthy choices. Getting a healthy breakfast sets the tone for less calorie consumption.
Researches also show that eating breakfast can keep you slim and healthy too. Missing breakfast can increase your risk of heart attack and death from coronary diseases by 27%. The morning meal consisting of whole grain or fibre rich food have been shown to reduce artery blockage by 40%. Moreover consuming breakfast can lower your insulin levels.
A good breakfast is a great stress buster. Breakfast consisting of carbohydrate not only replenishes glucose levels to brain but also boosts up your mood by releasing serotonin – a feel good reaction. Avoiding or skipping breakfast results in prolonged starvation leading to drop in blood sugar level and which make you irritable and anxious.
Not only breakfast matters, but how much you eat matters too. Those who eat more calories in breakfast then in lunch and dinner are more healthy, slim and active than those who follow the reverse. Morning calories are easily metabolized than those eaten in evening.
Apart from eating the right requirement of calorie what you eat is very crucial. An ideal breakfast should keep you blood sugar stable. some of the ideal breakfast are
Wholegrain toast, fruits or vegetables, Wholemeal breads/ Veg stuffed paratha and yoghurt, Upma/ porridge or poha and buttermilk, Idli or dosa, home made pancakes, chicken, cottage cheese or soyabean preparation, museli or cornflackes with fruits and milk, sandwiches and fruit smoothies
So breakfast like a king and be healthy.