Tuesday, August 16, 2011

"Rise and Shine: It's Breakfast Time!"


How many times have you heard the sentence “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day”? Many times I bet. All dietitians fight strongly for this matter. However, you don’t understand why they’re making you eat so early in the morning when you just don’t feel like it. They don’t do it for nothing, you know. It IS in fact, the most important meal of the day, even though the most skipped! So what’s the deal with breakfast and why is it so primordial?

A good meal for a good start!
Breakfast is important for many reasons:

Refuels blood glucose levels after around 12 hours of fasting. This glucose will be used to feed the brain which leads to a higher concentration, attention span and problem solving ability.
Kick start your metabolism: during the night, your body is resting. The only way to wake it from its sleep is to start eating.
Important in weight management: Results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) show that eating cereals and breads in the morning was associated with a lower body mass index than breakfast skippers or meat/egg eaters. Besides, eating in the morning prevents extreme hunger at lunch time thus, associated with a reduced calorie intake.

No excuses accepted!
People usually skip breakfast for many reasons:

No time to prepare it: there are breakfast items that do not need time to be prepared. Ready to eat cereals just need to be poured into a bowl and voilà! Just try to avoid sugar coated ones. You don’t have to prepare very complicated dishes. Plus you can always make a sandwich the day before and just pick it up in the morning.
I’m not hungry or I’m nauseous in the morning: you should stop eating at around 7 the day before. No one has appetite for food if they wake up still digesting last night’s meal!
I prefer to save the calories for lunch or dinner: I think we’ve already established the fact that eating breakfast will help you manage your weight in a better way. So that’s no excuse.
You’re not used to eating breakfast: eating is a habit! If you change it, you’ll get used to it after a while. So try it and after a few weeks, you’ll see that you’ll adapt to your new way of life.

Integrate breakfast into your daily life

Introduce breakfast gradually: start by a small low fat biscuit, the next day have two of them… or you can start with half a sandwich, then in a few days you’ll be eating a whole one…
Have your regular morning coffee or milk then eat a small meal after an hour or two.
Split breakfast in two: if you’re not that hungry you can have 2 mini breakfasts.

Breakfast items you should avoid
It’s true we advise you to have breakfast, but it doesn’t mean you should have anything! Plan it wisely and go for healthy stuff. There are foods that have proven to be better for weight loss such as ready to eat breakfast cereals and breads. Proteins and fibers are also advisable as they delay hunger so you can make it till lunch.
In contrast, there are high fat, high sugar foods that will give you a lot of calories and will contradict the effect of breakfast on weight management. By these foods I mean:

Sweets: having cookies, doughnuts or chocolate in the morning is not advised. It seems that when you start your day with a sweet taste, you’ll be craving sugar for the rest of the day. Replace them with plain biscuits rich in fiber.
Knefeh and croissant: even though they’re part of the traditional Lebanese breakfast, they provide around 600 calories and leave you hungry within an hour or two.
Man’ouche: although it’s one of the tastiest breakfast items, it’s very high in calories. It provides 500 to 700 calories (for thyme and cheese respectively) and leaves you feeling tired and sleepy as it is very rich in fat.
Bayd b awarma: traditional fried eggs and high fat meat. Need I say more?

Just go for a cheese, labneh or turkey whole grain sandwich with some vegetables. You can also have milk and cereals. It can’t be any simpler!

                As I said before, eating is a habit. Try to change it gradually and you’ll get there in no time. 

13 comments:

Xj Cheng said...

Jakarta alarm has a huge accumulating of hublot replica watches for men's watches,women's watches and watches the child.Articles that we bazaar watches can be purchased with a assemblage amount or the amount of lots.The Cipher Canvas Insolite comes with four adorable colors (Red,Ivory,Green and Violette).As anon as I laid my eyes on these Abatement Winter cartier replica,I begin there isn't annihilation new and agitative to cartier replica me.The two capital elements added to the band are some soccer pintucking and atramentous accoutrement trim which accomplish these accoutrements added adult and alter from the LV accoutrements for ladies.Actually,I'm not acutely afflicted by them.Nevertheless,omega replica is consistently the cast with top superior and archetypal design.My admired would be omega replica the soccer aggressive weekender with the application accoutrement work.What about you?Louis Vuitton was founded in 1854,now allotment of French affluence appurtenances accurately produced high-level accumulation of Moet Hennessy LouisVuitton.I already bethink the time if Louis Vuitton appear new actualization wallet in replica louis vuitton archetypal Cipher Canvas alleged.

ninest123 Ninest said...

ninest123 12.21
sac burberry, converse pas cher, air max, michael kors outlet, air max, north face, nike huaraches, new balance pas cher, nike tn, nike free pas cher, louboutin, nike blazer, michael kors, sac longchamp pas cher, sac guess, longchamp, abercrombie and fitch, timberland, hogan outlet, nike free, michael kors pas cher, mulberry, ralph lauren, true religion outlet, true religion jeans, true religion jeans, oakley pas cher, nike trainers, lululemon outlet online, air jordan, polo lacoste, true religion outlet, nike air force, nike air max, ray ban pas cher, hollister, vans pas cher, longchamp, north face, replica handbags, nike roshe, coach outlet store online, michael kors uk, air max pas cher, coach purses, polo ralph lauren, hollister, vanessa bruno, nike roshe run pas cher, ray ban sunglasses

ninest123 Ninest said...

oakley sunglasses, oakley sunglasses, louis vuitton, michael kors outlet, ugg boots clearance, tiffany and co, chanel handbags, ugg outlet, nike shoes, gucci outlet, oakley sunglasses cheap, air max, louboutin, michael kors outlet, michael kors outlet, longchamp handbags, michael kors outlet online sale, rolex watches, prada handbags, louis vuitton outlet, michael kors outlet, prada outlet, cheap uggs, louboutin outlet, louis vuitton outlet, jordan shoes, cheap oakley sunglasses, christian louboutin, ray ban sunglasses, burberry outlet, uggs, tory burch outlet, ray ban sunglasses, replica watches, longchamp handbags, tiffany and co, polo ralph lauren, polo ralph lauren outlet, burberry outlet, air max, louboutin shoes, ray ban sunglasses, louis vuitton outlet stores, oakley sunglasses, nike free, louis vuitton handbags, uggs outlet, longchamp outlet, michael kors outlet

ninest123 Ninest said...

north face outlet, abercrombie, giuseppe zanotti, new balance shoes, north face jackets, mont blanc, iphone 6s plus cases, valentino shoes, vans shoes, iphone 6s cases, instyler, asics running shoes, babyliss pro, ghd, ray ban, oakley, chi flat iron, iphone 6 cases, soccer jerseys, bottega veneta, insanity workout, gucci, ferragamo shoes, hollister clothing store, air max, herve leger, soccer shoes, vans, celine handbags, nike roshe run, lululemon outlet, jimmy choo outlet, s6 case, mcm handbags, p90x, baseball bats, ipad cases, nfl jerseys, timberland boots, birkin bag, iphone cases, beats by dre, abercrombie and fitch, reebok outlet, ralph lauren, air max, converse, mac cosmetics, louboutin, iphone 5s cases, iphone 6 plus cases, wedding dresses

ninest123 Ninest said...

louis vuitton, swarovski crystal, toms shoes, canada goose, swarovski, ugg, barbour, wedding dresses, montre homme, links of london, moncler, supra shoes, ugg boots, hollister, pandora charms, canada goose, pandora charms, moncler, ugg, doke gabbana, canada goose, louis vuitton uk, moncler, juicy couture, moncler, pandora jewelry, canada goose, juicy couture outlet, moncler, canada goose, moncler, louis vuitton, marc jacobs, karen millen, sac louis vuitton, moncler, converse shoes, canada goose uk, coach outlet store online, sac lancel, canada goose jackets, sac louis vuitton, pandora jewelry, canada goose outlet, rolex watches, thomas sabo, ugg pas cher, moncler outlet, barbour, ugg
ninest123 12.21

Gege Dai said...

jianbin0708
coach factory outlet
camisetas futbol baratas
mlb jerseys
cartier sunglasses
tory burch shoes
louis vuitton handbags
true religion jeans
coach handbags outlet
ray-ban sunglasses
longchamp pas cher
tiffany jewelry
cheap ray ban sunglasses
oakley sunglasses uk
adidas outlet
true religion outlet
tiffany jewellery
kobe bryants shoes
ghd hair straighteners
toms outlet
coach outlet online
rolex watches
lebron shoes
rolex watches
kobe bryant shoes
juicy couture tracksuit
fitflops clearance
swarovski crystal
replica watches
bottega veneta outlet
longchamp handbags
michael kors outlet
swarovski outlet
air jordan shoes for sale
louis vuitton handbags outlet

xumeiqing said...

20160921meiqing
ysl outlet
michael kors outlet
coach factory outlet
coach outlet
louis vuitton outlet
ugg boots
jimmy choo
toms outlet
adidas nmd
christian louboutin outlet

raybanoutlet001 said...

replica watchesitems!
moncler outletcoloring
salomon shoesextra
michael kors outletshare
versace shoesSuper
fitflopsgoing
nhl jerseystreat!
oakley sunglassesEvery
nike trainers ukanimals
nike air force 1of

Unknown said...

tennessee titans jersey
pandora outlet
cheap nike shoes
nike blazer
raiders jerseys
polo ralph lauren outlet
cleveland browns jerseys
yeezy boost 350 white
nike blazer pas cher
nike trainers

chenlina said...

chanel handbags
nhl jerseys
michael kors bags
oakley sunglasses
louis vuitton outlet
supra sneakers
seattle seahawks jerseys
coach factory outlet
louis vuitton outlet
coach factory outlet
chenlina20170220

shengda xu said...

oakley sunglasses wholesale
coach factory outlet online
giants jerseys
polo ralph lauren outlet online
fit flops
yankees jerseys
mulberry handbags
nike outlet store
birkenstock outlet
cowboys jerseys
xushengda0320

LCc 03 said...

yeezy boost 350
pandora charms sale
http://www.kobeshoes.uk
jordan shoes
fitflops sale clearance
adidas stan smith shoes
michael kors handbags
kobe shoes
adidas superstar shoes
pandora jewelry

Unknown said...

new england patriots jerseys
coach outlet
steelers jerseys
ray bans
michael kors outlet store
valentino shoes
saints jerseys
ugg boots
asics shoes
nike huarache

Post a Comment