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The fact is skipping breakfast makes you fatter! Yet over 40% of us assume it will help as lose weight. We think we are saving on calories but too often we replace these calories throughout the day by nibbling and binging. We are more likely to make unhealthier food choices when we are hungry and our blood sugar levels are low explains Clinical Nutritionist Katherine Zeratsky. Prolonged fasting which occurs when we skip breakfast can increase your body s insulin response which in turn increases fat storage and weight gain. In fact skipping breakfast increases you risk of obesity. On-going studies from The National Weight Control Registry show that 78% of people who eat breakfast everyday has maintained their weight loss for more than a year. If we don t eat breakfast our engines don t switch on to burn any fuel so our metabolic rate stays asleep which means it won t be burning calories throughout the day explains fitness professional and nutrition consultant Laura Church.
In addition a strong relationship exists between skipping breakfast and following a diet with a poor nutritional value. Those who eat breakfast find it easier to obtain daily nutritional needs compared to those who skip breakfast (for example with regard to the amount of vitamins calcium phosphorus fiber). Six. It is especially important for school children Many studies have examined the effect of breakfast on school children - all showed that children who ate a nutritious breakfast were found to have lower fat levels and had a better chance to maintain a healthy weight in adulthood. In addition these children were found to have a relatively increased learning ability. You should know that breakfast has a profound effect on improving brain functioning and encouraging learning Hence it also helps to improve test scores and reduce signs of hunger such as stomach aches and headaches muscle tension and fatigue - all factors that interfere with learning.
8. Healthy pancakes - make your own pancake mix by adding either the above mentioned porridge powder or wholewheat powder along with some millet powder. Add mashed banana or pureed apple or blueberries if you want it sweeter add syrup like dates syrup to make a batter. I tend to skip the baking powder or soda bicarb as it inhibits nutrition absorption. You could add little all purpose flour to ease flipping the pancake. Pour the batter on hot tava and drizzle oil/butter/ghee. Cook both sides eat. 9. Bread omelet - beat an egg and add salt and required vegetables like tomato onion mushroom etc. and make an omelet. Grab couple of toasts and a glass of juice. Having protein earlier in the day is said to be better than later.