Posted on 01/12/2017
If you decided to make and keep only one New Year’s resolution this year, make sure you eat a healthy breakfast every morning. Here are my top 4 reasons to start your day off right with a healthy breakfast:
You already know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but maybe you didn’t know it’s one the key ways to maximize your daily energy and increase concentration for the day. Overnight is basically a long fast, and your body is running on fumes when you wake up. Therefore, it’s important to get fuel in first thing in the morning - ideally between 60 and 90 minutes of waking up.
As anyone who's tried to eat sensibly knows, starving yourself now will just have you eating much more, later. To combat the urge to overindulge in the evening, make sure to eat breakfast that morning.
Eating a healthy breakfast will subconsciously encourage healthy eating throughout the rest of the day and help keep you on track for more structured, less-sporadic eating.
When it comes to a healthy breakfast, there are essential nutrients that need to be included in order to achieve maximum health benefits, including:
There are numerous health benefits to be had to starting every day with breakfast – it is such a doable and easy change to your morning routine, that your body and mind will soon thank you when you integrate it into your day.
Ready to make a healthy breakfast part of your morning routine? Seattle Sutton's meal plans offer delicious and healthy breakfast options such as our breakfast quiche or buttermilk pancakes with blueberries and lemon ricotta. Start your day off right with the help of Seattle Sutton!
Grew up in the food industry and took that love of healthy eating to earn her degree in nutrition. She has worked as a registered dietitian for 6 years and has been with SSHE since 2013, providing nutrition analysis and meal planning. Her special interests in weight management and diabetes, helps patients manage their weight and health conditions. She enjoys an active lifestyle, as well as time in the kitchen. Rene’s favorite SSHE meal is the Thai Noodle Salad.