Best Foods to Eat for Breakfast

Here are some foods that are perfect to start your day with:

The meal that defines the rest of your day and supplies the body with all essential nutrients, minerals and the required energy is breakfast.

Milk

"A healthy breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” says Dr Jyothi Prasad, chief dietitian, Manipal Hospital, Bangalore.“There’s a nearly ten-hour long gap between dinner and breakfast,... more 
"A healthy breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” says Dr Jyothi Prasad, chief dietitian, Manipal Hospital, Bangalore.“There’s a nearly ten-hour long gap between dinner and breakfast, during which the body is on fast mode. As the name suggests, breakfast is the meal you eat to break that fast,” explains Dr Prasad, “It refuels your body with essential nutrients to kick-start your day. So don’t skip it.” less 
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Fri 16 Mar, 2012 12:30 PM IST
A tall glass of low fat milk can be a part of your daily breakfast. There are numerous additions that can be made to the glass to make it interesting for you, chocolate syrup being a favorite with most people.

Cereals

For the ones who work and have time only for a quick breakfast, various options available in cereals today can prove to be the right choice. Whole wheat, oats and other nutritious grain cereals when consumed with milk and or fruits will not only fill you up but also give your body the required nutrition to pump you up for the day.

Eggs

Rich in proteins, eggs can also be a part of the breakfast for the eggeterians. You can try different egg preparations like omelet, boiled eggs, French toast etc. with bread and vegetables to keep this meal an attractive one for you.

Bread

Whole wheat or multi grain breads and bagels available in the market today can be toasted, grilled or simply eaten with milk for breakfast. This rich, fibrous option is easy to prepare and can be used to make a mini sandwich with vegetables, mushrooms and meat.

Vegetables

Vegetables can be a perfect source for all significant fiber, vitamins required by the body. Spinach, carrots, beetroots and other vegetables of your choice can be used to make a healthy sandwich or blended into a soup for breakfast.

Meat

For the non-vegetarians, sausages or meat sandwiches can be the apt breakfast option. Couple these sandwiches with some fresh vegetables to give you the required vitamins too.

Fruits and Dried fruits

Fruits of different varieties can be an excellent source of essential vitamins and minerals derived in the first part of the day. Fresh and seasonal fruits are recommended with or without milk. Also, include a fistful of almonds, cashew nuts, and walnuts to your breakfast to make it a complete nutritious meal.

Energy Bars

For people who are on the go and have no time to sit down and prepare a meal for breakfast can rely on energy bars which are a good combination of cereals, dried fruits combined with excellent flavor.

Starting the day on a healthy note will not only promise a healthier body but a healthy mind too. Avoid skipping this golden meal of the day and enjoy a happy and healthy life.

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