Do you think that cereal with sweetened yogurt, juice and sandwiches is a healthy breakfast?
Well, it’s not as healthy as you might think. You can do better than that.
Cereals, juices and white bread are processed foods that often contain added sugars. The sugar level is very desirable, because it is a quick fuel in the morning but it has damaging consequences in the long rung. Furthermore, most cereals and sugars also contain Gluten, which can be very bad for your stomach if you are sensitive. According to research, about 30% of all Americans are sensitive to Gluten to some degree, so pay attention to the cereals and breads that you have for breakfast.
If you have breakfast rich in sugars you may also experience a loss of energy. A diet rich in sugar activates your insulin secretion. A breakfast with a high GI (Glycemic Index), will raise your blood sugar will go up for a short period of time and then fall again, leaving you tired and hungry. If you eat too much sugar, more sugar than the body needs, the sugar will be converted to fat for storage and this can lead to Obesity.
If you often feel tired and hungry, and perhaps nervous and anxious, you probably need to change your eating habits. If you have breakfast rich in Gluten and sugar, you may seriously damage your body. People who are Gluten sensitive often experience problems with their stomach and fatigue.
A better start on your day is to have breakfast with a low GI (Glycemic Index). Here are examples of healthy breakfast alternatives: