Breakfast can be difficult. A mixture of not being hungry first thing in the morning to simply not having the time to prepare anything worth eating, the excuses are plenty.Well, breakfast isn’t necessarily the most important meal of the day. There is enough research now to prove that dieting strategies like imitating fasting can get results if you are training in the gym and your first meal is around lunch time. For a lot of people though breakfast is an incredibly important meal. The most important thing is that you choose the right foods for breakfast or your first meal of the day.
The aim of this article is to help clear up any questions that you might have regarding this meal and how to use breakfast to fit in with your training.
Breakfast cereal – The UK’s most popular breakfast choice. Is it ok?
The breakfast choice for millions of people all over the UK. Easy and quick. Definitely a time saver but one that has limited health benefits. Make the wrong choice of breakfast cereal and you could end up with a breakfast high in sugar, fat or salt. If eaten too often this can contribute to weight gain and health problems, including tooth decay and high blood pressure.
What breakfast you eat will depend on your training schedule and body fat levels.
If you are not as lean yet and your main focus is weight loss then a meal with lower carbs, higher protein and lower fat is what you need similar to what is above in our main breakfast options.
There are loads of options out there now for a quick and healthy breakfast. If you want some more ideas or have any more questions about what you should eat for breakfast or you’d like us to go into more detail about blood sugar levels then please get in touch with us.
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