By Sreejan Guha Niyogi Last Updated:
A right breakfast not only keeps you fit but also curbs your mid-meal cravings. Choosing a healthy breakfast option is a complex task, especially, when you desire to taste as well as nutrition at the same time.
These days, the market shelves are loaded with all kinds of cereal options, but let us tell you about five kinds of cereal that promise to make your breakfast menu much tastier and healthier. So, here are the best food options for your healthy breakfast:
Considered a healthy breakfast choice, porridge is rich in fibre. It keeps blood sugar levels under control, curbs appetite and regulates the building block of muscles. Since you stay on a fast due to an eight-hour sleep every night, a protein-rich breakfast is a must. Porridge serves this purpose. It lowers cholesterol and hence, is good for diabetic patients. If your kids are in their growing age, you can add sugar syrup and nuts to the cereal.
The corporate world’s favourite breakfast, oatmeal contains a rich variety of grains. Also, brilliant marketing and easy access has made oatmeal a frequent breakfast choice. It is a boon for all those who wish to reduce their wheat intake or are on a diet. Oats help control blood sugar and cholesterol levels, regulate bowel movements and relieve people who are prone to depression.
A perfect balance of taste and nutrition, cinnamon puffins are a good breakfast choice. Loaded with satiating proteins and filling fibre, it aids in slow digestion keeping blood sugar and cholesterol levels under check. Besides this, the cinnamon in it rewards you with doses of thiamine, folate, zinc, potassium, vitamin B6, magnesium, selenium and iron. A digestive agent and a guide to healthy bowel movement, cinnamon puffins are an unparalleled choice of breakfast.
A rare combination of Madagascar vanilla and nutty almond when tried for breakfast takes you on a joyride. Devoid of saturated fat and cholesterol, you can fulfil your calorie requirement from this meal without risking your health. High in dietary fibre, iron, niacin, thiamine, riboflavin, vitamin A, B and C, it is a storehouse of essential nutrients. Enjoyed best with butternut squash, do not forget to heat it well before consumption.
The poha version of rice crispies is popular in every Indian household and makes a light breakfast delicacy. Rich in nutritional values, it is good for your eyes and digestive system. Traditionally it is enjoyed best with curry leaves, turmeric powder and a pinch of sugar.
So, here we're! These were your healthiest and best food options to be included in breakfast. Feeling relieved? Well, you'll be more than relieved when you start your day with these foods and see the changes in so less time. Do thank us later and let us know in the comments section below if this article was helpful for you.