To a greater extent you would agree with me that health is wealth but the reverse can never be the case, so if you really want to stay healthy or look healthier then lets’ take a walk down the lane; here’s what you should know about staying healthy.
According to HealthDay news “weight loss depends on eating fewer calories than your body uses up. But when you eat those calories make sure there is a difference in what you see on a weighing scale”. Researchers from Italy have found out that one can improve weight loss by about 25 percent just by eating 70 percent of each day’s food that contains calories between breakfast and lunch, which also includes mid-morning snacks and 30 percent in an afternoon snack and dinner. So, it is possible that weight loss can be caused by consuming less calories than your body uses up.
How Can You Improve Your Feeding Habit?
It is important to note that to stay healthy one need to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner, also a snack between breakfast and lunch is also advised but all these should be done early. This is what happens when you skip your morning meal; You are simply telling your body that food is not readily available and that it should conserve more energy. Thus, what happens is, your metabolism slows and your body attempts to store fat. Fortunately, today we are no longer attempting to predate for food and we have a plentiful source of food and calories. However, your body does not know this. By eating breakfast to start your day, you will kickstart your metabolism and be well on your way to reach your health goals.
Amongst all breakfast is the most important meal, when choosing what to eat for your breakfast, make sure you eat whole foods that are full of nutrients. Examples include fish or eggs, yogurt, oatmeal, fruit or vegetables, and whole wheat. Always try to sugary cereals, white bread, and other highly chemically processed foods. Eating a healthy early breakfast has numerous health benefits. If you are serious about your health, it is important that you make early regular breakfast a regular aspect of your daily routine.
Why You Should Start Your Day By Eating Early?
Sometimes I really wonder why some people are still skipping early meals with all the obvious evidence and research showing the importance of consuming healthy breakfast. Below are some major reasons why you should start eating early and never ever think of skipping your breakfast again!
- Decreases Hunger: Recent research have shown that consuming early breakfast first thing in the morning greatly decreases hunger and cravings throughout the day. Surprising right? A lot of people skip breakfast to avoid eating extra calories, but by eating a fiber nutrient filled meal early in the morning, you are actually less likely to be hungry throughout the day. But if you are skeptic, a study conducted by the Journal of Nutrition in 2011 showed just this, as subjects who ate breakfast reported decreased levels of hunger throughout the day in comparison to the subjects who ate no breakfast.
- You will improve your memory: Carbohydrates are essential for healthy brain functioning. By consuming a high-quality meal to start your day, you can improve your memory and concentration levels, as well as improve your mood and lower stress. various research on children have shown that children who eat breakfast tend to have better improved cognitive skills and perform better at school.
- Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Are you surprised? seriously you shouldn’t. There are various researches that has shown that you may be able to prevent diabetes by regularly eating a healthy breakfast. In a study conducted over a 10-year program, researchers found that people who regularly ate breakfast decreased their risk of diabetes by almost 30%. Reason been that skipping breakfast can cause insulin resistance, which is one feature of Type 2 Diabetes.
To wrap it all up, it is important to stay healthy and to achieve this, skipping your early morning meals is really not an option, always use this quote to guide your daily feeding habit; “Eat breakfast like a king, Eat lunch like a prince and Eat dinner like a slave”. Be reasonable and stay healthy!