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Quick and Healthy Breakfast Ideas
Eat Right, Even When There's No Time
3/5/2014 2:54:45 AM
Interesting article however in my opinion many of these ideas have far too many unhealthy food items in them.Whole grains are not all they are cracked up to be with regards to good health and anything wheat based is definitely not good for you.Any how each to their own. I am a Type II diabetic and would certainly not entertain eating many of these suggested breakfasts as many would provide a rapid sugar spike in the blood stream. For my breakfast i eat either boiled red or black rice as low glycemic index compared to white rice,then i mix together with chopped onion,capsicum,red kidney beans or black beans(cooked),diced lean bacon,ginger(fresh chopped)minced garlic,fresh hot peppers,sesame oil and himalayan pink salt and ground black pepper and fry long enough in pan to just cook the meat and vegetable content.A bit fiddly but i usually cook enough for two or three breakfasts.As a result of changing to this type of breakfast i have lost several kilos and my diabetes readings have improved. I also find i tend to eat a lighter lunch as i remain fuller for longer and also eat less for dinner. The idea of this type of breakfast originated on my annual holidays to Bali, as the first time i went, i came home feeling a lot better and somewhat lighter than when i arrived there,purely from eating Asian type foods in lieu of Western type foods
Seems like an awful lot of carbs (and starchy carbs at that) with little protein. Definitely lacks staying power.
11/21/2013 4:35:28 AM
I lost weight on the McDougall Program, but I couldn't do it anymore. It's so expensive buying food for the household and food for myself too. This diet was no oil, no eggs, no meat. anything to do with coming from an animal. But it's hard to eat my bowl of vegies and potatoes while everyone else is eating a steak on the grill. As far as exercising goes? I work from 2pm to 10:30pm, I have to unwind a little after work and by the time I go to bed it's 3 am, so the next morning I'm too tired and sore to even move. I clean at a medical college plus a private home once a week and I do not sit down the entire day. So I guess my weight gain came from these work hours, eating late in the evening or after midnight is really what happened to me. Plus menopause.
people that works nights and come home at 7 or 8 am like my husband will eat anything for breakfast like the casserole, pork chops, steak, rice,pasta, anything. Me? I can't eat none of that early in the morning
5/11/2013 6:41:08 AM
Who on Earth eats a casserole for breakfast???? Far to weird for England.
So many of these ideas have bread or bread like products (waffles). Because of swallowing issues I cannot have bread or anything like bread. I manage to eat two breakfasts every day (a small one at 5:00 a.m. to get me going and a larger one at about 8:00 a.m. when I am hungry). I wish that the article had provided more suggestions on things with no bread type items.
2/28/2013 2:14:49 AM
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11/2/2012 3:14:07 PM
I like this article...but I notice a lot of these articles are very 'mumsy'...not everyone who eats healthy is necessarily a mum. I'm a 19 year old Briton and I certainly don't have kids yet! I like my Daily Spark emails though :-)
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7/26/2012 6:00:04 PM
There is nothing bad about egg yolks; they are the most nutritious part!
"By throwing out the yolk and only eating egg whites, you're essentially throwing out the most nutrient dense, antioxidant-rich, vitamin and mineral loaded portion of the egg. The yolks contain so many B-vitamins, trace minerals, vitamin A, folate, choline, lutein, and other powerful nutrients... it's not even worth trying to list them all."
~ Mike Geary
IIRC, we can't post links on SP so if you want to read the entire excellent article, just google it.
7/26/2012 1:03:23 AM
Suggestion for non sugar lovers for breakfast; An Ideal filling savoury breakfast, non-canned cooked beans mixed with pinch of salt, squeeze of lemon, olive oil and mix them and dip to eat with some vegies aside like cucumber or tomatoes or carrots or lettuce or water cres.........ooooooh yum Never skip breakfast, soooooooo many yummy options.
I agree whole heartedly with the "shakers." I've been drinking one for breakfast for about 7 years now and know that they boost my energy level way above people half my age. Mine has a whey protein, stevia sweetened protein powder (now gluten free too), super greens, flax seed, greek yogurt and whatever fruit I'm in the mood for all blended with almond milk. Yum_my!! I mix about 4 servings at a time and just leave them in the blender. Don't forget to add a good probiotic. Mine has 24 billion live bacteria from 12 strains. Perfect digestive health.
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