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Powerful Breakfast Choices to Help Men Shed Belly Fat and Boost Health

Updated: Sep 19, 2023

Is your belly fat still bulging even after conscious effort and exercise? Is it becoming embarrassing for you that, at the age of 30, 22-year-olds are calling you uncle because of your belly fat? Are you still blaming ‘the beers’ for your belly? Here is a list of breakfast items for men that are not only easy to make but also help burn belly fat.



We have all heard many times during our lives about how important it is to have lukewarm water in the morning. As lukewarm water not only flushes out toxins, it also makes sure that we lose some weight in the process. But what if we told you that your breakfast can also help you burn that belly fat? You will at least do a double-take, right?

For healthy living, we are always told never to skip breakfast, as it is considered the most essential meal of our day. In fact, once you have had a good amount of breakfast, your body will automatically not feel the urge to have a heavy lunch or any other meal. Make sure that your body weight is maintained.


It is quite interesting how our body functions and has a relationship with what we eat. A heavy and healthy breakfast determines our meals for the day. This meal of the day not only makes sure that you are living a physically healthy life but can also determine a good mood for the day. Which automatically ensures a stress-free, healthy life for a man.


According to a 2020 study that was published in Psychological Medicine, those who skip breakfast are likely to have a mood disorder. A 2021 study specifies that those who miss out on this very important meal of the day are also missing out on some important nutrients in their routine.

Vitamins and nutrients are essential for any man who wishes to live a long and healthy life. However, it is important to note that any man who wishes to live a healthy lifestyle must ensure a healthy breakfast and enough exercise to keep him fit and happy.

It is also quite known that a good breakfast ensures that your BMI (body mass index) remains good. On the other hand, it is not so commonly known that your breakfast can include meals that can also help you reduce belly fat. Wondering how? Here it goes:


Eggs


Experts from all over the world consistently advise a protein-rich diet to keep men's muscles in shape and maintain a healthy body weight. Including eggs in one’s breakfast ensures that we are not only providing our body with good proteins but also with the essential amino acid leucine, which then catalyzes the fat-burning process in the body. Another hidden advantage of eggs is that consuming egg yolk is known to turn off the fat-gain genes. Eggs make sure that our belly is not only full but also burning excess fat.


Yogurt to burn belly fat


No, we are not talking about the different varieties of Greek yogurt that are now available on the market and are way more consumed than the good ol’ yogurt. We are talking about plain white yogurt, which is not only great in taste but, when added to your breakfast, makes sure that you are able to reduce belly fat.

Yogurt, in fact, contains good bacteria, which helps reduce fat deposition in our bodies. There are various ways to include yogurt in your breakfast. You can start by adding it to your salad dressing or in your breakfast smoothie or just have plain white yogurt with some berries.


Green Veggies


Yes, we know the face that you are currently making. And we understand it as well. However, the truth of the matter is that adding green veggies to any part of your diet will only be healthy for your body. Including them in your breakfast ensures that your body gets its dietary fiber.

Green veggies are rich in vitamins, minerals, fiber (as said before), and antioxidants. They help reduce inflammation and aid digestion, which in turn reduces belly fat. A good way to include green veggies in breakfast is by having various green breakfast smoothies.


Oatmeal to burn belly fat


If you are going for oatmeal, which, let us say, is a great choice for a healthy breakfast, make sure to choose flavorless oatmeal instead of the packed-flavored variety. The flavored oatmeal will generally contain sugar, which, of course, is not a great choice for a healthy breakfast.

Oatmeal is rich in fiber and contains carbohydrates, which are known to curb hunger. They are also great providers of energy, which definitely comes in handy during the day. Add some nuts to your oatmeal along with fresh juice to your breakfast routine, and your body is now packed with enough nutrients, proteins, and fiber to get you going for the day.


Quinoa


Quinoa has been trending in the health industry for some time now and for good reasons. Quinoa is an insoluble fiber, which makes it great for breakfast as it can help you feel full for the day. The end result is that your lunch and dinner portions will automatically decrease.

It is also a good source of dietary fiber and protein and aids in digestion. There are now a lot of healthy recipes available for quinoa. A good way to consume it is by making quinoa upma, which will then also include veggies in your breakfast. A healthy, happy, belly-reducing breakfast that is also easy to make.


Conclusion

No man is looking to feel embarrassed or out of breath during the day just because he is not healthy and hence not so fit to run around for daily chores. We also understand that, due to your heavy work schedule, it is impossible for you to spend hours in the gym. Although no man likes to have a ‘dad bod’, where his bulging belly becomes an issue in day-to-day activities,

Fret not; by adding the above-mentioned foods to your breakfast, you are not only making sure that you have a healthy and full breakfast, but you are also making sure to reduce belly fat. A great way to hit two birds with one stone



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Written by: Akanksha Bajpai

Edited by: Aniket Joshi

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