Breakfast is the most important meal of the day because it not only breaks the
overnight fast but also replenishes the supply of glucose in the body. It also
provides other essential nutrients required to keep up the energy levels
throughout the day. Having a well-balanced breakfast can have significant impact
on overall health and foster a healthy weight. By starting the day with a balanced
meal, you’re less likely to overeat later in the day and perform better.
Here are some tips to curate the perfect breakfast according to your habits and
If you are an early bird
- Scrambled Eggs: Served with turkey bacon, fruit and whole-grain toast. This
makes for an ideal breakfast as it is rich in proteins, vitamins and other micro
- Whole-Grain Waffles: Choose whole-grain waffle mix as a healthier alternative.
Top them with fresh fruits and low fat whipped cream for added taste and
- Oatmeal cooked in almond milk with fresh fruits and nuts is a nutritious and
healthy option to start your mornings with.
If you are a late Riser
- 30-second Smoothie: Blend low-fat milk, frozen strawberries and a banana for
a quick smoothie to enjoy as a quick breakfast.
- Peanut butter sandwiches or cream cheese toasts with whole wheat bread
could come to your rescue if you are running late in the morning.
- Bananas with low fat milk and a handful of nuts can be your perfect breakfast
which requires no hassle of preparation and no cooking time.
Organizing Breakfast beforehand
- Omelettes or Frittatas: Prepare fresh vegetable omelets or frittatas with low fat
cheese ahead of time which you can reheat all week long. Pair them up with a
glass of fresh juice to kick start your day on a healthy note.
- Cut up some fresh fruit and add to an unsweetened breakfast cereal with low
fat milk for a filling yet light breakfast option.
- Layered yogurt with fresh or frozen fruit and granola or whole grain cereal can
be a good option for people who avoid milk in the mornings.
By Saloni Sethi