Most Important Meal of the Day
Well, this is something that we all know – breakfast is officially the most important meal for the day and the one that sets the basis for the day in progress. But even though all of us are aware of this and do know it to be true, we tend to disregard this meal and its importance, from one reason or another. This occurs due to the fact that early in the morning the greatest majority of people has hard time even opening their eyes and getting ready for work, let alone making a breakfast and making it a healthy one as well. This is the main reason behind the fact that more and more people are opting for those fast-food-types of breakfast early in the morning, without realizing that they would be much better off without them, given the fact that the calorie counts of such breakfasts tend to hit the roof.
Fast Food Breakfast – Kiss Your Health Goodbye
Such franchises as Burger King, McDonald’s, Dunkin’ Doughnuts are flourishing with profit because they have adapted to the constantly growing need for quick, affordable and tasty meals, especially breakfast meals. This makes them a focal point and time to look forward in the morning for most of the people today. And before you even realize it, those calorie bombs have exploded in your stomach and your overall mood suffers. In order to avoid this catastrophe, a much better solution are meals, low in calories, and made in the comfort of the home in a blink of an eye.
Healthy Home Breakfasts
In order to make your morning meal time an enjoyable and stress-free, there are certain tricks and tips that can help you do this with a little effort and much success. You can start with these:First on your schedule list - Instead of doing your morning “things” first, like reading newspaper, having a cup of coffee and reading your E-post, have breakfast first.Ahead Planning – in case your morning activities are a must and there is quite a number of them to be done prior to going to work, then a good plan is to prepare all the ingredients for a healthy breakfast the night before, so you could spare on preparation time in the morning.Novelty means Excitement and Attractiveness – what makes fast food breakfasts especially appealing is that they are frequently enriched with new meal varieties and new flavors. But all this is manageable and possible in the comfort of your own home as well. All it takes is a bit of imagination and good will.
All it takes to make your breakfast as healthy as possible is to have a pick at some of these:One protein – hard boiled eggs (two), ham low in sodium (3 oz), turkey bacon (3 oz), egg whites/beaters (¾ of a cup), string cheese low in fat (1 oz), or cream cheese low in fat (2 oz)One fruit – an apple, cup of strawberries, melon (2 small slices), tomato (1), avocado (⅛), an orangeOne carbohydrate – whole wheat tortilla, whole grain bread (2 slices), cereal rich in protein (½ cup), whole grain bagel (also ½)