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Top 5 Healthy Breakfast Foods

We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  It kick-starts your metabolism and gives you energy for your mornings.  Eating good breakfast is really important as it controls your appetite during the whole day.  It is proven that people who eat good quality breakfast rarely overeat during the rest of the day.  There are different preferences when it comes to breakfast.  The most important thing is that your breakfast consists of complex carbohydrates that will keep you full for a longer period of time, the fiber that will speed up your metabolism and protein that will feed your muscles and burn more fat.

 

1. Pancakes

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Pancakes are the most popular breakfast food. The reason for this is because there a million ways to prepare them. The most simple pancakes are banana pancakes done only with smashed ripped banana and an egg.  You can add whatever you want to this mixture to make them to your preferences: gluten free flour, oats or whole wheat flour.

2. Smoothies

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Smoothies are really versatile and easy to prepare and they contain a lot of fiber, vitamins, and minerals to keep you satisfied throughout the day. You can add protein powder, superfoods or different nut butter in order to replace a solid breakfast with all the essential macronutrients.

3. Oatmeal

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Oatmeal is considered one of the best breakfast food around the world mostly because it is full of fiber, proteins, and complex carbohydrates.  In addition, oatmeal lowers cholesterol and keeps your belly slim.  Add fresh fruits and honey or peanut butter according to your preferences and you got yourself perfect breakfast.

4. Waffles

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Waffles topped with honey and fresh fruits can be really healthy and filling breakfast if done the right way.  There are a lot of recipes that use only belly-friendly ingredients.  Make your waffles by using gluten free or oat flour, egg, and egg white, nut milk/rice milk, and top them with strawberries and freshly sliced bananas.

5. Fresh Fruits

top-5-healthy-breakfast-foodsFresh fruits are oldie-but-goodie breakfast.  Moreover, fresh fruits contain all the vitamins and minerals you need daily; also, lots of fiber that will work your metabolism throughout the day.  Choose always fresh fruits, never from can with the added sugar.  The best fruits for the early mornings are the ones that will kick-start your metabolism like pineapple(contains a lot of digestive enzymes), watermelon, apples and different types of berries.

 

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