Breakfast is the most important meal among all the meals during the whole day. The body has to be revived after 6-8 hours of sleep and fasting. So, breakfast should be such that it contain all macro-nutrients as well as micro-nutrients accompanied with all the essential vitamins. Here is the list of top 5 foods that you can have as your first meal of the day.
- Eggs: – Eggs are the part of human diet from quite a long time but there are many questions about eating eggs as one the most asked question is how many eggs one should eat in one’s daily diet. There is only one good answer for this question is “As many as you like.” But its for only the white part which is mostly protein and gives us about about 3-4 grams of protein. And it also contain many essential vitamins like vitamin A, folate, Vitamin B5, B12, B2, phosphorous, selenium. Eggs also contain some amount of vitamin E, k, Zinc and calcium.Eggs are the superfoods which contain almost every nutrient that you need.
2 ) Porridge: – Porridge is made up of wheat which is one of the major sources of carbohydrates and eating porridge with milk can kick start your day as it a slow digesting carbohydrate source giving you energy in packets. Porridge is also high in fiber which gives you a feeling of fulfillment and helps in weight management. Porridge also contains many antioxidants which keeps your heart healthy and helps lowering the blood pressure.
3 ) Coffee: – Coffee which contains caffeine is known for enlightening mood, improving mental ability and increasing alertness. It also increases metabolic rate and helps in burning fat. Coffee is also rich in antioxidants which helps alleviating inflammation and reduces stress. Coffee also increases concentration which helps your mind to work at its maximum efficiency.
4) Nuts: – Nuts are the superfood which are great to have in the breakfast as they tasty, satisfying and fulfilling thus helping a person in weight loss. Though it is believed that nuts are high in fats but it is a fact that human body does not absorb all the fats from the nuts. Nuts also improve heart’s efficiency, reduce insulin resistance and also reduce inflammation. Nuts are also rich in magnesium and potassium which regulates blood sugar level in the body.
5) Protein shake: – A glass of protein shake or a smoothie can also be consumed to start your day. Many types of proteins are available in the markets out of which whey protein is the most famous and consumed protein powder as it gets absorbed by the body very quickly. It helps in lowering the appetite of the person the person and lead to lower calorie intake for the next meal. One can ass fruits, vegetables or nuts in their protein shake to make it taste better. Protein shakes also keep a check on the blood sugar level in the body and is also used by the body builders to gain muscle mass.