By Mitchelle Uzorka
Have this in mind, Breakfast is a great way to start your day and these foods for Breakfast contain high nutritional value in fiber, protein, healthy fats, and micronutrients.
The list below will help you build a healthy breakfast.
Oatmeal is a classic breakfast option and is also very nutritious.
A Great oatmeal starts with plain rolled oats, or steel-cut oats, cooked in a little water or milk, and topped with wholesome ingredients. It’s a feel-good start to the day, and if you make it a habit, it can do your health some favors.
Overtime, research has proven the benefits to be; Lower blood sugar levels, Provide antioxidants, promote healthy bacteria in your gut, help you to feel full to manage your weight, Easing constipation, relieving skin itching and irritation.
You can incorporate Banana as part of your Breakfast, it is a Happy Fruit.
Bananas help you fill up and come in their own portable packaging. Their folate and vitamin B6 aids in the production of serotonin, which can help improve mood and reduce anxiety. The soluble fiber also helps lower cholesterol by removing it from your GI tract and preventing it from moving into your bloodstream (i.e., clogging your arteries). For an extra heart-healthy kick, slice bananas on top of morning oats with a tablespoon of chia seeds or walnuts.
There are many reasons why eggs are a classic breakfast staple. Full of vitamins A, D and B12, they’re an inexpensive and nutrient-dense food. Two large eggs also contain more than 50% of the choline you need each day, and just one egg has about 8 grams of protein as well. Nearly everything in our bodies requires protein to function properly, including our skin, blood, muscles and bones. Protein also takes longer to digest than carbs so you feel fuller for a longer amount of time. For a breakfast that’s full of fiber and lean protein, try making scrambled eggs on whole-grain toast with sliced tomato or a spinach-broccoli-mushroom omelet.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 2020-2025 nutritional guidelines, coffee is good for you! If possible, a daily cup of black coffee (with milk or cream if you must!).
Coffee can also be a healthy way to boost energy long as you dodge high-fat dairy and copious amounts of sugar. (If you’re at a Starbucks counter, stick to items like skim lattes, which packs in 13g of protein without sugar-filledsugar-filled syprup.
• Kefir Smoothie
In a rush? A smoothie is the perfect on-the-go option that can pack in a ton of nutrition. Christa Brown, M.S., R.D.N., owner of Christa Brown Dietitian recommends adding kefir, which provides protein, calcium, and probiotics. Blend it with your favorite fruit and some nut butter or flax seed for healthy fats for a quick balanced breakfast.