The Most Common Problem for Weight Loss is...

Written By South Centre Chiropractic Clinic & Summerside Chiropractic on December 19, 2016

Breakfast. It is the bricks and mortar of what you eat for the rest of the day. You have fasted all night during your sleep and your body is waiting for that first sign of food in your blood stream which will determine your cravings and energy level for the entire day. It is the first domino to fall in the right direction or wrong direction. There's a lot of biochemistry here that I love but it boils down to protein.
If you eat too much carbohydrate the roller coaster of blood sugar ups and downs begins. You will crave the wrong foods the rest of the day and your energy level is no where near what it could be (thus you burn less calories too!). 
If you want to change your results you have to change your behavior. Here's what you have to do.
Go to bed 15 minutes earlier then get up 15 minutes earlier. Give yourself TIME to set up your day.
Pull out an egg and perhaps a carton of egg whites and learn to make them delicious. There are so many ways; you can boil them, poach them, combine low fat sour cream with mustard for a healthy hollandaise, scramble them with olive oil, season with herbs and pepper and sprinkle cheese on them, combine with last nights left over vegetables or saute some chard, beet greens, or kale with them. Over easy with some turkey bacon is great too! 
Other options are cottage cheese with fruit and/or berries on top. I like 1% cottage cheese with defrosted wild blue berries or apple and cinnamon on top. Kashi Go Lean Original is OK if you add some sunflower seeds to bump up the protein but if you like your grains in the morning than steel cut oats are the way to go. You still need protein with it though such as 1% Milk or Greek Yogurt (not Greek "Style" yogurt). 
Plain Greek yogurt with Berries and/or nuts is fantastic and really easy. There are so many options for protein. Simply do not buy those boxes of cereal. They are destroying your metabolism for the entire day!
Yours in Health, 
Dr. D.

(Jan 21, 2014)


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