Healthy breakfast foods

Studies show that breakfast can be important in maintaining a healthy body weight.

Hunger sets in long before it’s time for lunch, but because it’s not convenient to eat properly, many people who have not eaten breakfast snack on foods that are high in fat and sugar.

People who skip breakfast are unlikely to make up their daily requirement for some vitamins and minerals that a simple breakfast would have provided.

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What is healthy food?
An example of a healthy meal
Why is it important to eat a healthy breakfast?
Which are healthy breakfast foods?

What is healthy food?

Today, everyone’s talking about healthy food. But what or which is healthy food? It is difficult to say exactly, because healthy is a relative term. Read on!

Very healthy breakfast foods Healthy breakfast foods are cereals, fruits, vegetables, diary products. Eat them often!

A healthy diet is one of the main conditions for a well-being of every human being. It affects the ability to learn, work, play and it prevent diseases. Properly selected and prepared food that is evenly distributed throughout the day (that means at least 4 – 5 meals per day), can cover all of our energy needs!

Nutrients are needed for growth and proper functioning of all processes in the body. If you are doing some kind of sports, than you must increase your daily calories intake, that means also eating a bigger breakfast!

We usually realize how important is a healthy diet for our health when we get ill. Only at that point do we start thinking of what is healthy food and what is not so healthy food.

Healthy foods

Example of healthy breakfast On this image: Examples of healthy breakfast food – milk with fruits and cereals! Yummy!

There are no charts on healthy / unhealthy foods. But when considering a healthy diet than you should consider the following. A healthy diet should include:

  • as many cereals and cereal products, ie brown bread, pasta, rice dishes;
  • fruit and vegetables, at least one-third should be fresh fruits and fresh salads;
  • dairy products such as fish, eggs, poultry, meat etc..
  • minimize the intake of sweets, fats and sugars. Consume only healthy fat, such as omega 3 fat found in fish.
  • Why is it important to eat a healthy breakfast?

    Breakfast is very important meal. Actually, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Why is it important to eat a healthy breakfast you ask?
    Breakfast is the most important meal of the day because it provides about 25 percent of the energy you need during the day.

    Healthy breakfast is necessary for absorption of vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber. Breakfast should be rich in folic acid, iron, calcium and vitamins (like vitamin C and B).

    Which are healthy breakfast foods?

    A healthy breakfast should be your first morning priority! If you don’t have time for healthy breakfast than get up 5 to 10 minutes earlier. That’s how much it takes to prepare a healthy breakfast! Consuming a healthy breakfast has many benefits, described above. Let us offer you some ideas for a healthy breakfast:

  • Whole grain cereal or whole grain corn flakes with nonfat milk,
  • Fruit Salad,
  • Whole grain bread or toast with margarine and fresh fruit (bananas, apples…),
  • No added sugar muesli with yogurt (cereals with chocolate might be of a great taste, but such cereals are not so healthy),
  • Wheat pastry,
  • Hard-boiled egg and fresh vegetables,
  • Fruit smoothie.
  • Have one goal in mind – eat often and eat healthy. Don’t forget that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Be sure to never miss a breakfast.

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