Natures Candy Parfaits
It goes without saying that increased alertness and a more positive mood are essential for everybody to perform at their best be it studying or working. A happier mood ensures better work and improved performance. Additionally studies have proven that individuals who have their breakfast also demonstrate better memory and cognitive function in comparison to those who remain hungry in the mornings. Reasonable energy intakes during the morning improve short-term memory although super high calorie breakfasts actually impaired concentration levels. (2 3 Breakfast Research) Not only is it important to have your breakfast but it is also important to choose what you have. According to one of the studies in France the size of your breakfast does not have an effect over your mood but it can affect short-term memory.
Top a healthy muffin with berries and eat along with a glass of juice. Plenty of healthy muffin recipes are available try making enough over the weekend itself. I would say it probably takes about 10 minutes to make the muffin batter and about 20 minutes baking time and that would be your breakfast sorted for a week! 4. Breakfast sandwich - you could make these with leftovers too. You could use chapattis or pita breads or wholemeal breads and stuff them with left over sabjis or any vegetable of choice. Over the weekends I tend to quickly sauté grated courgette spice it with cumin chilly and coriander powder and make a grilled wholemeal sandwich. This helps me get one of my five a day vegetables as well. You can try the same with paneer or grated cauliflower cabbage etc.
Eating breakfast increases your metabolism and gives you the energy you need to start your day properly. It will aid your cognitive skills as you will be more alert. Digestion is improved which helps you eliminate unwanted toxins and breaks down bad fats says DR Jenkins. GP with a special interest in weight loss and nutrition. Research show children who regularly eat breakfast have improved concentration better standardized test scores and are less hyperactive. This shows that adults will also perform better at work. The author Somerset Maugham once said. The only way to eat well in England is to have breakfast 3 times a day. So why are we depriving ourselves? Researchers say skipping breakfast has become more common among adults in recent years perhaps due to efforts to lose weight and time pressures.