Breakfast is the first and most important meal of the day. It gives energy and a good start for your metabolic processes. However, we often tend to ignore it or add drinks to it, which have a negative effect on our waistline when we are trying to lose weight.
Delicious and aromatic, but definitely quite high in calories when you're trying to lose extra pounds. One cup of chocolate milk contains about 200-250 calories, which is almost equal to half a burger.
You can afford such a drink if you reduce your calorie intake for the rest of the day. But there is an option to make it he althier and low-calorie by preparing it from low-fat milk, soy or almond milk and with dark, not milk chocolate.
Special coffee drinks
when present in its pure form in our drink, it can stimulate the metabolism and support the weight loss process. On the other hand, we often tend to add various extras that make the coffee a speci alty, such as milk, caramel, chocolate, cream.
All of this can turn the first invigorating drink of the day into a 200-calorie serving. This is too much for an early morning drink when blood sugar levels are high and when you want to shed the extra pounds.
You can add milk but let it be just a few drops and low fat and sweeten with honey or drink neat.
Delicious, nutritious and refreshing drink. Although bananas are high in calcium and potassium, they are also high in calories. One banana contains about 100 calories and sometimes more.
fat and calories from milk, sugar, ice cream and calories per cup of drink can reach 300-400. The he althy version of this drink is without ice cream, sugars and high fat milks. Use almond milk or low-fat fresh milk.
High fat yogurt
Yogurt is good for he alth as it is rich in many important proteins and minerals. But some yogurt-based drinks are enriched with flavorings, colorings, high fat content, etc.
Similar drinks are also not suitable for a morning start when you follow a dietary diet. Consume natural yogurt, add fresh fruit and a little honey to it and beat everything in a blender.
Smoothies can be your faithful ally in losing weight if you know how to prepare them or they can turn into a calorie bomb. So be careful how you prepare them. Use low-fat milk, avoid sugar, ice creams in it.
The smoothie should contain fresh fruits and vegetables, a little honey, some almonds, and you can always replace the milk with water and a few ice cubes.