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Breakfast is a vital meal and skipping it can cause you to get hit with sugar cravings later in the day and over eat during other meals. Breakfast kick starts your metabolism and give you the energy you need to start your day. This is why choosing the right foods for breakfast is so important.
Oatmeal is a excellent choice because it is loaded with fiber which will provide you with a stead source of energy and it will make you feel fuller longer. The carbs you get from oatmeal are considered complex carbohydrates and are more difficult for your body to digest. These slow burning carbs will keep your blood pressure stead and provide you with a good source of energy. Having lower blood sugar may help you burn fat.
Yogurt (especially greek yogurt) is a good source of protein. The amino acids in yogurt can help you burn fat. Some yogurts also contain probiotics which are meant to help regulate your digestion and even strengthen your immune system.
One study showed that participants who are eggs for breakfast, as opposed to a beagle, felt fuller and lost twice as much weight. Eggs are a great source of protein and will help keep you full till lunch. The American Journal of Nutrition confirms that eating a breakfast high in protein is linked to an increase in fullness and reduced amount of craving during the day.
Berries are lower in sugar than most other fruits and they are higher in fiber. This means that they will help keep you full and are packed with nutrients including antioxidants. Add some berries to your greek yogurt for a powerful combination.
Avocados are a healthy fat and they will help keep you full and energized. Avocado on whole wheat toast is a winner combination. Any healthy fat is a good option but make sure you know the difference between good fat and bad fats.