Weight Loss: 5 best food items to eat in the morning to lose extra kilos

Consuming certain food items will help weight watchers to keep overall calorie intake lesser throughout the day. Some healthy food items are really low in calories and keep us full for a longer period of time.
Weight Loss: 5 best food items to eat in the morning to lose extra kilosWeight Loss: 5 best food items to eat in the morning to lose extra kilos
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Consuming certain food items will help weight watchers to keep overall calorie intake lesser throughout the day. Some healthy food items are really low in calories and keep us full for a longer period of time. If you too want to know which are the foodstuff that one should eat in the morning to shed extra kilos, then you are in the right place. Read on.

1. Protein-rich food items

Protein is one of the greatest contributors when it comes to healthy weight management. Protein-rich foodstuff helps to build mass muscle, leads to energy expenditure and promotes satiety among others. One can include egg whites, nonfat Greek yogurt, low-fat cottage cheese, peanut butter, tofu and lean meats among others for your first meal of the day.

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2. Fiber-rich foodstuff

Another way to induce weight loss is by having fiber loaded food items as the same boost satiation, help reduce hunger pangs among others. Oatmeal, whole-grain cereals, legumes, lentils, beans, quinoa, sweet potatoes and dark chocolate among others are rich in fiber. One can also go for the combination of fiber and protein-rich food items in the morning for maximum benefits.

3. Whey protein shakes

As per a study which was published in 2011 in The Journal of Nutrition, whey protein's intake two times a day can lead to body fat loss and one can also witness a smaller waist as well. Instead of high-carb beverage one can go for high-protein beverages. Consult your dietician or doctor before you start drinking a whey protein shake.

4. Coffee or green tea

A cup of coffee in the morning can do wonders for your weight loss. The caffeine content boosts metabolism and also leads to more breakdown of fats. Green Tea not only helps to boost metabolism which eventually leads to weight loss but also fat-burning capacities.

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5. Fruits, seeds, and Nuts 

Nuts such as almonds, cashews, peanuts and seeds such as Flaxseeds and chia seeds should be included in your breakfast. As per studies, adding nuts and seeds in the diet significantly decreased waist circumference. Fruits especially water-rich in nature are also helpful. You can pair your fruit serving with eggs, cottage cheese, Greek yogurt for a well-balanced breakfast.

One can make super yummy and nutritious chia pudding. For that, you will required dried chia seeds, one scoop of whey protein powder, 1 cup of almond milk, half of cup of berries. Combine all and refrigerate it for some time and voila! you are good to go! If you want it to be sweeter then you can add stevia or another sweetener.

Bottomline

Aside from having these abovementioned food items, active lifestyle, workout on a daily basis and calorie deficit as per your weight loss target are very crucial to torch down the unwanted fats in your body. Also, one should lower or say bye to refined grains, baked goods, sugar-laden foods such as doughnuts, cinnamon rolls, muffins, pancakes, waffles and bagels among others. Also, try and avoid having sugar or cream in tea or coffee.

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