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4 Food Items to Include in Breakfast For an Energized Day

Get. Set. Eat.

1. Oatmeal

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Oats is a known breakfast food that contains a lot of complex carbs which is the main source of energy for our body. These complex carbs are also high in fiber leave you feeling full longer by digesting slowly.

TIP: Add dry fruits like walnuts for healthy fats in your first meal of the day.

2. Eggs

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Can we please give the most versatile-breakfast-option award to the eggs, already?! This quick cooking item can be made in many, many ways. And it not just makes a delicious brekkie meal, but is also a great source of protein. According to a study, 'the people who eat two eggs in the morning lose more weight and feel more energetic than those who eat a bagel breakfast of equal calories'.

TIP: Hard boiled, poached or as an omelette, consume it the way you like it. Add fruits and whole-wheat toasts to the meal to make it wholesome.

3. Potatoes

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Make way for the king of vegetable—Potatoes. You're thinking about french fries, aren't you?!

What better way to kick-start your morning than having a healthy dose of antioxidants. Potatoes are a rich source of Vitamin B6 and potassium, copper, Vitamin C, manganese, folic acid, iron, zinc, phosphorus, and magnesium. The phytonutrients in taters protect against free radical damage and cell mutations. Also, simple carbs help raise the blood sugar levels to promote brain function.

TIP: Baked potato > Fried potato

4. Desserts

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You were SO not expecting this. Guess what! If you consume sweets in the morning, your body will be able to burn those calories faster because metabolism is most active at that time. Also, fighting a craving gets a lot easier when you consume chocolates for breakfast. Win-win, we say.