Breakfast breaks the overnight fast and its consumption is vitally important for the body to replenish glucose levels, which are essential for energizing the body and for the person to stay active during the day.
According to specialists, this meal should provide between 20 and 25% of the total calories that an individual consumes per day and therefore should include different food groups. For example, whole grains or bread provide carbohydrates, while dairy products are high in protein and fruit can provide fiber and vitamins.
In addition to being essential to generate the energy the body needs, breakfast must also be carefully selected to avoid generating, for example, inflammatory effects that can cause discomfort during the day. On the contrary, foods that help reduce inflammation should be eaten if the body resents Eve.
Ideally, avoid products high in simple sugars and trans fats. This class of elements is able to increase inflammation in the body, as well as the chances of generating health problems, assures the portal better with health.
A balanced breakfast should include low-fat or fat-free dairy products, fruits that can be eaten preferably with the skin on so that the fiber supply to the body is greater and they also provide minerals , carbohydrates and vitamins. In the same way, cereals and wholemeal bread, as well as eggs and coffee or infusions, should not be missing.
To avoid inflammatory processes, you can use products such as papaya, rich in vitamins C and E and a powerful anti-inflammatory. It is ideal for helping in the digestive process, thanks to its content of papain, an enzyme that helps digest proteins, according to an article published in the magazine vogue from Mexico.
In addition, this fruit is a fleshy type and is made up of 90% water and is rich in fiber which helps in improve intestinal transit, control blood sugar and cholesterol levels.
Another fruit that can be included in breakfast is pineapple, which also contains vitamin C and stands out for its high levels of fiber. One of its benefits is that it contains bromelain, an enzyme that is characterized by being anti-inflammatory and helping to improve digestion.
The publication of vogue indicates that another breakfast-friendly option is green tea, a drink rich in antioxidants, which not only helps prevent, but also reduces inflammatory processes. “Coffee also contains antioxidants that reduce inflammation. Regular coffee consumption is associated with lower circulating levels of a pro-inflammatory protein: C-reactive protein.
To this breakfast, you can add a whole wheat toast that you can spread with olive oil or avocado. This fruit contains up to 15% fat rich in oleic, palmitic and linoleic acid, all of which are healthy for the body. However, its consumption should not be exceeded, since it is a food with a high caloric intake.
If the person prefers to eat, for example, cookies, the ideal is that they are whole grains and it is also important to bear in mind the type of fats with which they are made.. The recommendation is to avoid hydrogenated foods and preservatives, colorings and flavorings, according to an article published on the portal body mindwritten by the medical doctor Josep Lluís Berdonces.