Breakfast is called so for a reason! After you wake up in the morning, you need to break your night long fast with a healthy and hearty breakfast that will last you throughout the day.
Regardless of whether you are watching your weight or not, skipping breakfast is a strict no-no, as this is one important meal of the day that everyone should have, and include as many superfoods to ensure that the breakfast is wholesome and healthy.
Is crash dieting your ticket to a fab body?
Crash dieting is fad these days, and many wannabe hot bod owners believe that skipping breakfast can be their ticket to a great looking body, however this not true. Believe me, had this been true getting a body worth flaunting would not have been so tough and everyone would be skipping breakfasts to get slim.
Is skipping breakfast unhealthy?
Not only is skipping breakfast unhealthy for you, and deprives your body from the essential dose of nutrition that it requires, the American Heart Association recently showed that skipping breakfast can increase your risk of getting a heart attack by 27 percent. A new report released by Harvard study also indicated that missing your morning meal can raise coronary heart disease risk.
Risks of fatal coronary heart disease?
According to the report, men who repeatedly skipped breakfast were at a higher risk of fatal coronary heart disease or heart attack. Leah E. Cahill, the Postdoctoral Research Fellow and lead author at Harvard School Of Public Health also said that skipping breakfast may also cause one or more other risk factors including diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity and high blood pressure.
Cahill said that individuals should not skip breakfast at any cost and consuming healthy breakfast is linked to reduced risk of heart attacks. To ensure that you eat a healthy and balanced diet include superfoods that contain moderate amounts of proteins, vitamins, carbohydrates and minerals.
Quick breakfast ideas
A quick meal can be steel cut oatmeal or whole grain cereal with chopped fruits and nuts. You can also include a nice strawberry shake or orange juice to give your day a healthy start. If you think you are not hungry first thing in the morning then you are not alone! There are many people like you who don’t like eating breakfast, so a good solution would be to drink a nice smoothie instead that gives you a blend of superfoods for a great start.