Breakfast is an important meal of the day as it helps to boost metabolism, fuel you up and also help you in making important decisions. If you are on a weight loss program, you definitely know how bagels, donuts and pastries are bad for your health. These happen to be the glaring ones. On the other hand, some meals that may seem healthy are are actually not. There are so many foods to avoid other than the sugary, buttery cakes and cookies.
Some meals might be healthy but they don’t fill you up and in less than an hour or two, you will find yourself craving for junk food and end up ruining your progress by eating a lot of unhealthy meals. Here are some meals that you should take off your breakfast menu.
1. Green juice
The veggies used in making this juice are a great source of important vitamins, minerals and antioxidants which will make it pass for a healthy meal. But most green juices actually lack adequate fiber and protein and have more of sugar, which puts them off the healthy list. You can opt for a green juice with less sugar and pair it with a healthy meal rich in fiber and protein like eggs or nut butter.
This might shock you, but before going further, it is important that you know that coffee is really great for you. However, you don’t get to take a plain cuppa joe rather than a proper meal, without ruining your appetite and not getting filled up.
You may get really hungry before the morning is over and find yourself craving for something sweet. Coffee is not bad at all, but it’s best you prepare a light meal or snack to eat even after drinking the coffee. You can pack the meal and eat it later by mid-morning if you usually aren’t very hungry when you wake up.
Cereal may be that ideal breakfast to stuff yourself with but unfortunately, majority of them are high in added sugar and have low content of fiber and protein. This will get you hungry sooner than you think and you are more likely to settle for an unhealthy snack later.
If you must take cereal, opt for the ones with more fiber and protein content to help fill you up. You can also top it with your favorite fruit, for added benefits. Your breakfast says a lot about your health.
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