1. A Large Glass of Juice
Even if you want a quick hit of nutrients or vitamin c juice is not the way to do it. When you make juice you actually remove all the fibers from it but still, you get sugar and calories from the juice. A glass of juice is made out of 5 to 6 oranges, it’s better to eat a whole orange. As you will be satisfied by one orange and also get fiber from it. From a glass of juice, you get a lot of sugar which is actually not needed. Due to excessive sugar, you can gain weight. Drink a smoothie instead, it will keep all the natural fiber and keep you full.
2. Breakfast pastries
Breakfast pastries such as cinnamon rolls, toaster pastries, donuts, and danishes can not be great choices to eat in the morning. As it is high in sugar, and fat, and contains no real fruit. Breakfast pastries don’t provide many vitamins, fiber, nutrition, protein, and minerals, to your body. It can actually cause a spike in the blood glucose level and can also make you feel drowsy during the daytime. Select a more balanced meal in the morning which will satisfy the craving and can also you can feel full.
Mostly muffins are considered healthy food to consume in the morning. But do you know that many muffins are made up of unhealthy ingredients like refined white flour, sugar, and oil? This ingredient only gives you more calories, fat, and less amount of fiber and protein. The most important thing about muffins is that they will not keep you full for a very long time. Still, if you want to eat a muffin in the morning then make sure that you get a muffin that is made of oats, less refined flour, minimal added sugar, nuts, and fruits.
4. Dry Cereal
Dry Cereal can actually satisfy hunger and can make you feel full. But it will get digested very quickly and you will be hungry shortly. Dry Cereal is high in carbohydrates but eventually low in fiber. If still you want to consume the dry cereal then while buying it make sure you check the nutrition facts label, try and select a pack which at least contains whole grains, 3-4 grams of fiber per serving, and which is lower in sugar. You may also add some chopped nuts, chia seeds, and flax to the mixture.
5. Flavored Yogurt
Yogurt is a good source of probiotics, calcium, and protein. Probiotics help to improve your digestive health. But did you know that flavored yogurt is unhealthy? It contains a lot of sugar and lacks fat. Instead, eating Greek yogurt which is higher in protein and calcium, and topped with berries can be a better option and much healthier.
Sausage can not be a good nutritious option to eat in the morning. It is made from spices, ground meats, binders, and flavorings, which makes them high in sodium, saturated fat, and overall calories. Sausage is a lump of processed meat it can increase the risk of chronic diseases and cancer. You can opt for a high-protein option like eggs rather than sausage in the morning.
Most people like to have crunchy cereal in the morning. Does it last for a longer time? No, cereals won’t sustain you for long. The cereal brands claim that it is good and healthy to eat cereal in the morning on empty stomach and also they claim that it is made with whole grains, but many of the cereal is made of refined flour and contain very few actual whole grains. It is also low in protein and fiber. cereal is high in sugar, which can increase the risks of heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. Cereals can be alright as a once-in-a-while, but they are not the best everyday morning option.
8. Granola bars
Granola bars are not a good option to eat in the morning, as it is actually quite similar to general chocolate bars. The fiber and protein content of granola bars also tends to be low. They are loaded with sugar, which eventually increases your blood sugar levels and also causes inflammation in the body. Granola bars contain hydrogenated oils, that leads to boost cholesterol levels in the body.
9. Coffee drinks
It is true that coffee is great, as it may give you an energy boost. But, having just a cup of coffee on an empty stomach can be bad for your health. Coffee drinks such as frappes, mochas, and caramel macchiatos contain almost 70 grams of sugar and 280 calories or more per serving. It contains low other nutrition. If you do not want to skip coffee in the morning, so make sure that you have it with some heavy meal to stay satiated for a long.
10. White bread
White bread is not an ideal choice for a healthy morning meal. It actually does not have little or you may say no nutritional value. Eating white bread with chocolate or jam is the worst thing as it affects the digestive system. They are made from refined flour, which makes them unhealthy. You may opt for multigrain bread instead of white bread, with low-fat cheese or butter.