Breakfast, we agree is the most important meal of the day, but it’s not a good idea to have a full meal immediately after you wake up. Your internal organs need time to wake up and kick start their function after long hours of rest. So Here is a list of food to start your day with.
Almonds are a rich source of manganese, Vitamin E, protein, fibre, Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acid. However, if you eat almonds the wrong way, you will miss out on its benefits. Always soak them over night and then eat them in the morning. Almond peel contains tannin that prevents nutrient absorption. When you soak them, the skin easily comes off. Almonds will give you the right does of nutrition and also improve satiety through the day
Warm water and honey
Honey is loaded with minerals, vitamins, flavonoids, and enzymes that are essential to keep your gut clean and healthy. Eating honey with water on an empty stomach will help flush out toxins and also boost your metabolism and provide your body with a short burst of energy to carry out the daily functions.
Wheat grass powder with water
According to Illinois State University, adding wheat grass to your diet will help you get your quota of five to nine servings of vegetables and fruits. Eating this nutrient-packed powder mixed in water in the morning will improve digestive system function and prevent constipation. It is also known to treat certain gastrointestinal problems and acid reflux. The anti-oxidants found in wheat grass can protect the cells in your from free radicals.
The dried fruit has a high concentration of potassium, calcium and iron. Like almonds, soak raisins in water overnight as this increases nutrient absorption. Since they are full of natural sugars, they boost your energy in the morning and prepare you for the rest of the day. They also help regulate blood sugar levels and curb sweet cravings. Raisins can also neutralise acids that have harmful effect on your body.
Eating papaya on an empty stomach is a good way to cleanse your body of toxins and ensure smooth bowel movement. What’s more, it is easily available round the year. They are also known to lower bad cholesterol and prevent heart diseases. Wait for 45 minutes before eating your breakfast after you have eaten papaya
The fruits is 90 percent water and is full of electrolytes and is thereby gentle on the stomach. Starting your day with water melon will keep you hydrated and satiate sugar cravings with minimal calories (a cup of watermelon has 40 calories). Watermelon also contains high levels of lycopene which boosts heart and eye health.