By Twain Yobra
You’ve probably heard it numerous times that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The foods you eat in the morning will influence your energy and eating habits throughout the day. So you should start your day with the healthiest meals. And there are no better foods than the superfoods listed below.
1. Greek Yogurt
Greek yoghurt is an excellent source of proteins, calcium, probiotics, and mineral. In fact, research shows that increased intake of greek yoghurt helps control appetite. Mixing yoghurt will berries will give you lots on nutrients and fuel your brain to prevent sugar cravings. Feel free to add little honey if you don’t like the taste of plain greek yoghurt.
2. Sweet Potatoes
If you want to eat something sweet in the morning without compromising your diet, sweet potatoes are the best option. Sweet potatoes have low glycemic index and they’re rich in fiber, which means they’re very filling. A cup of sweet potatoes only contains 100 calories. Sweet potatoes skin contains cyanidins and peonidins, and science shows that these compounds fight cancer.
Even though avocados are high in calories, they’re very nutritious. They contain lots of vitamins and nutrients, they actually contain vitamin B5 which helps break down fat. Eat half avocado per day if you’re trying to lose weight.
4. Flax Seeds
Research shows that flaxseeds balance cholesterol, improve digestion, fight cancer, reduce cravings and much more. You can add one or two tablespoons of flaxseeds in your yoghurt, oatmeal, or smoothie.
5. Chia Seeds
You can make chia seeds pudding for breakfast. Simply mix chia seeds with milk and soak them overnight. In the morning you’ll have a jelly and delicious chia pudding. You can also sprinkle a tablespoon of chia seeds on salads, yoghurt or water. This popular superfood will keep hunger at bay,reduce risk of cardiovascular disease and give you lots of nutrients.
6. Chili Peppers
Adding chili to food will boost your metabolism, keep you energetic, control appetite and much more. You should eat chili peppers regularly if you have arthritis because they contain capsaicin which fights arthritis.
7. Green Tea
Quinoa is a great food to start your day with because it has lots of proteins and amino acids. And it’ll give you lots of nutrients like potassium, vitamin B, iron and so on.
Blueberries are rich in antioxidants, fiber, vitamin C, manganese, vitamin B and so on. These foods are great for breakfast or morning snack. Additionally, research shows that blueberries have anti-cancer properties.
Spinach and other leafy greens are great foods to kick start the day. They have lots of nutrients and they’re very satiating.