There are many known benefits to starting the day with a good, healthy meal for breakfast. You are refueling and replenishing your body, and brain, with the energy to get you started for the day. Eating breakfast has been linked with a better ability to concentrate, focus and memory retention. Having a nutritious meal before you start your day has also been found to reduce the risks of developing heart disease, diabetes, and being overweight.
So, what are the “best” foods to eat for breakfast? Just like other meals of the day, it is wise to aim for a balance of protein, fiber, and vitamins. Here are 20 good choices to include in your first meal of the day.
Oats are quite simply O for Awesome! Oatmeal is quick, versatile, affordable, and extremely good for you! Oats can be made into porridge, muesli, and other dishes and changed up with different types of fruits, and sprinklings of spices such as cinnamon and nutmeg. Oatmeal is a high fiber complex carbohydrate – this means you will feel full for longer. Oats are also high in iron, zinc, and magnesium.