I was not a breakfast eater either when I started but it does help with weight loss.
I started out with small breakfasts at first and made easy things that I could grab in the morning without much fuss like boiled eggs, fruit with almond butter, Orowheat high fiber english muffins with cream cheese, sliced turkey with cheese, etc.
Nowadays I have a protein smoothie with fruit, almond milk and protein powder. Fage yogurt is also a great source of protein which I've started to put in my smoothies or in a bowl with chopped fruit and a little Kashi cereal for crunch.
Edited by: BET212 at: 8/16/2011 (23:28)
Brandyn--San Antonio, Tx
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Thanks for sharing the insight. I've read many books in the past where protein in the morning is highly recommended to pump you up and help your brain work better. I would definitely put these two insights in practice.
To boost metabolism: within thirty minutes of getting up drink 1 glass of ice water quickly. Within 1 hr of getting up eat 25 grams of protein then metabolism will get the boost it needs to go on the the day adding 25 grams of protein 3 more times, plenty of fresh vegetables, and a couple of fruit servings, and remember the flax seed (ground) and omega 3, in whatever way you can get it in (fish)or supplement or other.
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I'm just starting a diet which involves cutting back and eating healthier. I rarely eat breakfast and i'm trying to find different things that will boost my metabolism and help my loose weight. I would like to know of different exercises that i can do to help shrink my stomach and foods that are good for that as well. All help is greatly appreciated.
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