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7 Best Breakfast Foods to Jumpstart Weight Loss

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Jordan Summers-Marcouillier of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 8: Some mornings you may wake up and feel like enjoying something light—like Greek yogurt with berries, or a slice of toast with avocado. Other mornings you wake up ready to create the breakfast from your dreams: big, full to the brim, and filled with energy. Whatever mood you're in in the morning, why not start with a delicious meal that fuels the body and that can help you reach weight loss goals?According to the Mayo Clinic, adults who eat a healthy breakfast have a greater chance at maintaining a healthy weight, have more controlled blood sugar levels, and even tend to perform better at work. There's no need to skip the first meal of the day, especially when it has so many great benefits to losing weight and keeping the weight off.Julie Upton, MS, RD, CSSD, a registered dietitian and communications specialist for Appetite for Health, explains that a common weight-loss mistake of people who cook breakfast in the morning is trying to cut out certain foods or even whole food groups. This can "make their weight loss effort very unsatisfying and then they crave their favorite foods," or possibly backslide into bad eating habits.One step you can take to avoid this mistake is to eat "protein-rich" breakfast foods, says Upton. A high-protein breakfast keeps steady blood sugar levels and helps the body absorb carbohydrates at a slower pace, which in turn can be a major factor in weight loss.There are plenty of healthy breakfast options out there to not only keep your body content, but also nourished and ready for shedding off some of that extra weight. Luckily for us, Upton shared healthy breakfast recipes for all seven days of the week!To continue helping you reach those weight loss goals, check out The #1 Best Juice to Drink Every Day, Says Science.Read the original article on Eat This, Not That!

7 Best Breakfast Foods to Jumpstart Weight Loss

Some mornings you may wake up and feel like enjoying something light—like Greek yogurt with berries, or a slice of toast with avocado. Other mornings you wake up ready to create the breakfast from your dreams: big, full to the brim, and filled with energy. Whatever mood you're in in the morning, why not start with a delicious meal that fuels the body and that can help you reach weight loss goals?

According to the Mayo Clinic, adults who eat a healthy breakfast have a greater chance at maintaining a healthy weight, have more controlled blood sugar levels, and even tend to perform better at work. There's no need to skip the first meal of the day, especially when it has so many great benefits to losing weight and keeping the weight off.

Julie Upton, MS, RD, CSSD, a registered dietitian and communications specialist for Appetite for Health, explains that a common weight-loss mistake of people who cook breakfast in the morning is trying to cut out certain foods or even whole food groups. This can "make their weight loss effort very unsatisfying and then they crave their favorite foods," or possibly backslide into bad eating habits.

One step you can take to avoid this mistake is to eat "protein-rich" breakfast foods, says Upton. A high-protein breakfast keeps steady blood sugar levels and helps the body absorb carbohydrates at a slower pace, which in turn can be a major factor in weight loss.

There are plenty of healthy breakfast options out there to not only keep your body content, but also nourished and ready for shedding off some of that extra weight. Luckily for us, Upton shared healthy breakfast recipes for all seven days of the week!

To continue helping you reach those weight loss goals, check out The #1 Best Juice to Drink Every Day, Says Science.

Read the original article on Eat This, Not That!

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