You must not forget that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, even when you are trying to lose weight. That’s why it’s important to never skip breakfast, but rather plan it accordingly to your weight loss goals.
To support this claim, results of conducted research have proven that persons who skip breakfast actually find it harder to lose weight than those who have their breakfast orderly.
Why is that so?
That happens because of a simple reason – if you skip breakfast, you break the balance of your organism. Lack of energy and hunger occur as consequences which follow you for the rest of your day. That’s why you tend to eat more during other meals, and if you refrain from doing so, you become chronically fatigued and exhausted which again drives you to eat more food.
Instead of making such mistakes, just eat your breakfast as you should and lose excess weight naturally.
What should you have for breakfast in order to lose weight?
In order to lose weight, it is best to consume food which provides plenty of energy and makes you feel sated for a long time and which at the same time do not contain too many calories and fats.
Those are: cereals, low-fat milk products, eggs, fruit (especially bananas, tangerines, raspberries, nuts, dried fruit, pineapple and grapes), as well as certain types of vegetables such as carrots and tomatoes.
The food which we listed contains a lot of fibers. As such, they take a long time to digest and therefore provide a feeling of being sated for a long time, postponing the need to eat again. Additionally, these types of food provide enough nutritional matter and help maintain vitality and longevity during the entire day.
A few suggestions for making breakfast:
If you lack ideas what to make for breakfast and help yourself lose weight at the same time, here are a few suggestions.
First breakfast suggestion: a cup worth of cereal soaked in milk or yogurt.
Second breakfast suggestion: two slices of bread, a slice of cheese, a few tomato slices and two fried eggs.
Third breakfast suggestion: a bagel and a cup of yogurt.
Fourth breakfast suggestion: fruit salad made from banana slices and a mix of dried fruits.
Fifth breakfast suggestion: steamed vegetables (carrots, potatoes, broccoli) and a cup of yogurt, no bread.
Sixth breakfast suggestion: a serving of mixed dried fruits and some fruit yogurt. More ideas for liquid breakfast like this, you can find in this post.
Seventh breakfast suggestion: bread, crème cheese and fresh fruit of your choice.
You can repeat or combine these suggestions any number of times during a week. You can use similar methods to plan your dinner as well.