In todays busy hectic world we need to be able to function at our highest. One of the easiest ways to ensure this is to have the correct nutrition. Now everyone knows what to do but very few people actually eat well. Apart from exercising, which is usually the first thing people will skip, food and eating well is right up there too. There are so many excuses that people have, time being the first one, not having access to good food and just right out being lazy. Don't worry we all have these times in our lives, so you are not on your own.
Nutrition isn't as hard as everyone makes out. It often comes down to planning and discipline. You need to understand that what you put in your mouth fuels your body. If you fuel your body correctly you will think better, have more energy and will ALWAYS want to eat better for the other meals of the day. As you feel the results in your personal and professional lives, it becomes easier and easier to eat the right way for your body.
Breakfast is the meal that many people will skip. Skipping breakfast is not ideal for a number of reasons:
- you have already fasted all night, so your blood sugar is low and your brain needs sugar to function optimally.
- keeping a steady blood sugar level is the key to maitaining weight or losing body fat.
- if you don't eat you are more likely to eat something bad, as you need that instant blood sugar hit.
Therefore, eating breakfast is vital to how your day will go, as it helps you set up your food choices for the rest of day. One strategy that works really well but many people hesitate at when I mention is the meat and nut breakfast. The meat and nut breakfast, has worked with great success for our clients all over the world. Now before I hear you all say you couldn't possibly eat meat for breakfast, I would like to ask you to think what you eat when you stay in a hotel, while you are holidaying or working?
The majority of you will go for a high protein breakfast, like an omelette, cold meats and hot meats.
Why do you do this? It is because of your subconscious knowing you probably won't be eating for a while and a high protein breakfast will keep your satiety for a longer duration, then cereal or pancakes!
So remember to eat right for your body, your food fuels your body and breakfast sets up the way you will eat for the rest of the day.