When you have the problem of losing weight despite eating a healthy breakfast every morning, you definitely need some changes in your diet, but in your lifestyle too. As the breakfast is key to boosting metabolism, according to the experts, this can be a starting point of your changes or fixing the mistakes you’ve been doing before.
- Bye-Bye Granola
Cereal is go-to breakfast to many people during their life. However, despite it is sweet, delicious, and easy, it can cause some side effects to your healthy life. The cereal is full of sugary carbs and not much protein or fiber. Even if you opt for the healthy stuff of cereals (Kashi’s GoLean Crunch, Raisin Bran, Granola) it will not be of great help, as it is not the most nutritious choice on your menu.
You can focus on getting 13 to 20 grams of protein, 10 to 15 grams of healthy fats and at least six grams of fiber. You can use them in smoothies or in prepared overnight oats.
- Listen to your body, not time
Eating first thing in the morning and to never skip breakfast is an advice that is given by many experts. So many people eat within a half hour after waking up, and most of them will be hungry early before the lunch, which means they will get two breakfasts and here the slimming down cannot be seen.
To succeed in your plan off slimming, you should get in a workout after you wake up, which will prolong your breakfast at least for an hour. You should listen to your body’s cues when it comes to breakfast. So the suggestion is to eat when you’re hungry, not when the clock tells you.
- Measure everything to avoid accidentally eyeballing higher amounts
If you are not measuring ingredients of your meals, then you don’t have a control on how many calories you ate. Many people usually mixed different kinds of foods (cereals; nuts, added raisins, and blueberries or banana) so that are plenty of calories!
So, take cups and spoons and measure everything, to make sure to be around 400 calories for breakfast. To this day, I still