Did you know that what you eat after rolling out of bed in the morning has the power to make you bright eyed and bushy tailed or just blah?
Chowing down on a good hearty breakfast in the AM can banish cravings mid-afternoon, kick start your metabolism (and energy), and help you lose weight. Why? Because you might think skipping breakfast saves you calories, but it really only makes you more likely to succumb to the temptation of sweet and fatty snacks or to overeat during your next meal. And if you hit the gym before work or run first thing in the mornings, you need to refuel your blood sugar levels and carbohydrate storage in order for your body and mind to perform at they’re optimal levels.
Here are ten breakfasts to turbo-charge your energy…
1. Poached Eggs and Toast
Poach and eat two eggs—the whole egg—I’m not just talking about eating the whites and tossing the yolks. Remember, more than half of the valuable protein is in the yolk itself. And add a few slices of whole grain or dark rye toast to make it a balanced meal.