Orange JuiceMost of us prefer starting our day with an energizing cup of coffee or a refreshing cup of green or black tea. We know that these beverages (provided we drink them without sugar or any other kind of sweetener) are the best choice for starting our day with. Numerous studies have proven that these beverages rich in natural flavonoids and caffeine can be a great source of energy, a great natural assistance for our brain to wake up and start working effectively as soon as we get up and have our first daily bite. However, there is another very good choice we can make as to the beverage to start our day with. Definitely, we can opt for a freshly squeezed fruit or vegetable juice. A group of scientists studied this option and came up with the conclusion that a glass of freshly squeezed orange juice can be the best idea for a healthy breakfast for every one of us. Read the rest of this entry »

August 23, 2012

Facts About BreakfastA good breakfast makes an excellent start of the day. It provides us with a sufficient portion of nutrients, energy and positive emotions. Some of us prefer a bowl of cereal with low-fat milk for breakfast, some prefer a sandwich with a cup of tea or coffee, some opt for traditional omelet or 2 eggs, some enjoy having a little bit of yogurt with fruits, and some can choose protein cocktail or a smoothie. Unfortunately, sometimes a good breakfast can not find its way to our tables in the morning, so we leave home and start our day without having a meal. The dangers of skipping breakfast include slowed down metabolism and calorie burning, increased blood pressure, tiresome and inability to focus, higher risks of psychological disorders and cardiovascular diseases, and many other negative factors. Remember that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and check out some interesting facts about breakfast. Read the rest of this entry »

9 Steps To A Healthy Breakfast

Author: Carla Fiscina
August 5, 2011
  • Never skip your breakfast. A great deal of studies were carried out to show that skipping breakfast does not bring to anything good, especially for those people who want to lower the calorie intake. At the same time, according to the latest estimations, about 56 percent of people do skip their breakfast regularly. Remember that a good breakfast helps you kick the metabolism into gear, improve your creativity and ability to focus, as well as even consume fewer calories during the day. Read the rest of this entry »

December 23, 2010

Breakfast IdeasThough we all are well aware of the fact that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, many of us still tend to skip breakfast or have nothing else but a refreshing cup of coffee. For many of us, this starts from our college and university times, when by one or another reason we were unable to eat healthy breakfast in the morning. Sometimes we were too sleepy, or too busy and focused, or too slow and lazy… That is how we are developing a habit of trading our breakfast for just a couple of minutes of extra rest. Read the rest of this entry »

Almost every second person in the UK has a practice of regular skipping breakfasts. Why do we do this? Sometimes we sleep too long and have no time for having breakfast before leaving our house. Some people believe that skipping breakfasts can help in wight loss, but this idea is absolutely incorrect. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and skipping breakfasts does not lead to anything positive. Moreover, according to famous British expert nutritionists Professor Tanya Byron and Amanda Ursell, who recently published their Kingsmill Breakfast Report, eating healthy breakfasts can help us to reduce negative effects of our daily stresses. Read the rest of this entry »