Many people have bad morning routine-skipping the breakfast, and instead drink a big cup of coffee.
This is actually very unhealthy habit, since the breakfast is the most important meal of the day.
A well balanced meal, containing a lot of proteins, minerals and vitamins will provide the body the necessary energy for the daily obligations, will feed the brain and enhance the concentration as well.
Also it is scientifically proven that increased food cravings and disturbed function of the body are linked to not having proper breakfast in the morning.
The blood sugar level is reduced when we wake up in the morning, and the body needs a proper breakfast to fulfill the needed amount.
In case you do not have any breakfast, the body will crave for food all day.
In continuation we present you a great recipe for well-balanced breakfast full of nutrients and healthy calories.
It is contained from chia seeds and oats that can reduce the stomach fat, regulate the levels of cholesterol and glucose in blood and also burn calories.
Oatmeal is rich in beta-glucan which is a soluble fiber that is efficient in lowering the bad cholesterol. It is also very efficient in ameliorating the cardiovascular health.
Oatmeal is a rich source of thiamin, iron, zinc, manganese, selenium, magnesium, and phosphorus. Just one portion of prepared oatmeal contains 150 calories, 6 grams of proteins, and 4 grams of fiber.
This ingredient is a rich source of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids. It has a positive effect on the cardiovascular health due to its powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Just 1 oz of chia seeds provides 30% manganese, 18% calcium, 27% phosphorus, and small amounts of copper and potassium. A lot of investigations have proven that is very beneficial in case of diabetes, arthritis and diverticulosis.
Here is how to prepare this breakfast:
- 2 cups of water
- 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
- 4 tablespoons of chia seeds
- 1 cup of oats
- 2 tablespoons of honey
- A pinch of salt
In a pot add the water and after that the vanilla and cinnamon. When it begins to boil, reduce the heat.
Put in the oats and boil for additional 5 minutes. Turn off the heat and do not uncover it for extra 5 minutes and after that mix it nicely. Then include the honey, chia seeds and salt.
The breakfast is prepared. Enjoy in the taste!