Kick Start your day with a healthy breakfast!
Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day, preparing you for the day ahead. It gives you the energy required for the day, helps maintain blood glucose levels, aids concentrate and supports in weight management.
So why not try out this healthy breakfast recipe and see the difference it makes to your day!
125ml Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons rolled oats
1 teaspoon honey
4-5 chopped strawberries
Handful of blueberries
Pour the yogurt in a bowl, and then add the rolled oats, followed by the strawberries and blueberries. Finally, drizzle the honey on top, and sit back and enjoy your day!
The benefits to your healthy breakfast:
Yogurt is a fermented milk product produced by the bacterial fermentation of milk. It has several nutritional health benefits, including it being a rich source of protein, calcium, magnesium, potassium, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, vitamin B12.
One of the main nutrients in yogurt is calcium, which helps build strong bones and teeth, regulates muscle contractions and ensures blood clots take place normally. Adults require 700mg of calcium a day. Greek yogurt is made using traditional fermentation methods, making it a thicker and creamier yogurt, to give that extra energy to start your day. Calcium and vitamin D together have a greater benefit on bone health.
Rolled oats are a great source of wholegrains, thus adding fibre to your diet. Fibre is known to help prevent heart disease, diabetes, weight gain, and have a beneficial effect on the digestive system. Consumption of soluble fibre, such as oats, is associated with lowering cholesterol and can offer favourable benefits for those suffering from constipation.
For some extra sweetness add some honey. Many have been shown to have antioxidant and anti-bacterial properties that can boost the immune system.