Eating well, exercising, and using slimming products are some great ways to achieve healthy weight loss in Singapore - but you may be surprised to discover that healthy eating does not only involve eating the right foods, when and how regularly you take these foods is also crucial.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day - and eating well in the morning is key to helping you effectively lose weight or maintain healthy body weight over time. Having breakfast increases your body’s metabolism, boosts energy, and stabilises blood glucose and sugar levels throughout the day. Keeping a breakfast routine - getting up earlier each morning and spending 10 to 20 minutes preparing your food - is a good form of motivation to get up and going, and helps to set the pace and energy for the rest of your day.
Here are five simple breakfast recipes to help you achieve healthy weight loss!
1. Oatmeal with Berries
The quick and easy breakfast food of choice, oatmeal is made from ground oats and is high in fibre and protein that fills you up easily - which means that you are eating less to feel just as filled.
Simply purchase quick-cook oatmeal from any supermarket in Singapore, pop the oatmeal in a bowl and heat with water for just 2 minutes, add some honey or maple syrup to the mix, and voila - you have a bowl of delicious, healthy breakfast.
To add some colour and sweetness to your oatmeal, sprinkle some berries over the top. Berries like strawberries, blueberries, or raspberries are all low in sugar but rich in antioxidants - the ‘berry’ on top!
2. Smoothie bowl with Greek Yoghurt
Sweet and refreshing, smoothie bowls are also easy to make and can be prepared quickly - in about 5 minutes. Throw frozen berries, bananas, non-fat Greek yoghurt, chia seeds, and milk into the blender, blend until smooth. Your cold, sweet smoothie is ready to be served.
Greek yoghurt, by itself, may not be palatable to everyone’s taste buds but when blended into a smoothie. It adds a creamy, rich texture and concentration of protein to your breakfast! Eating protein can increase one’s metabolism hence resulting in better, healthier weight loss for your body.
3. Browned Banana Pancakes
This quirky recipe introduces a new way of making delicious pancakes without flour - by using bananas instead! Banana pancakes can be made with only two ingredients, bananas, and eggs, and they are gluten-free and dairy-free. To begin, mash 1 or 2 bananas into a bowl and whisk in 2 eggs to get your pancake batter. Next, cook the batter on a skillet until they look nice and browned - and there you have it, banana pancakes. Bananas are also packed with fibre, a great alternative to sugary, and fatty breakfast foods.
4. Scrambled Eggs Platter
How can we talk about breakfast without mentioning eggs? Eggs are the breakfast food - and for a good reason. Be it scrambled, boiled, or sunny-side-up. Eggs are rich in protein, filling you for a longer period and reducing your food intake later in the day.
Scramble your eggs, toss in a pinch of salt and pepper, and finally pair your eggs with multigrain bread and tomatoes for a healthy, hearty breakfast platter.
5. Green Tea
Last but not least, swap your coffee or tea for green tea in the morning! Green tea boosts metabolism and has powerful fat-burning properties that help to promote healthy weight loss - it is not surprising that green tea extracts are found in almost any slimming or weight loss supplement in Singapore.
AVALON® Slimming Healthy Green Tea has added-ingredients like the honeysuckle flower to aid removal of toxins in the body, cassia seeds to relieve bloating, and lotus leaf to reduce the reabsorption of fat. These ingredients produce additional benefits that wash out toxins from your body and help you to lose weight healthily.
Easily brew yourself a warm cup of AVALON®’s slimming green tea by using a teabag every morning, and adding a slice of lemon, ginger, or hint of mint to spice up the taste! Apart from breakfast, you should also drink another cup of slimming tea before lunch or dinner. Together with a low-fat diet and regular exercise, you can lose up to 11 pounds of weight in a month.
Overall, try out these delicious breakfast recipes to start fresh each morning to slim down and achieving a healthy body weight over time!
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