One of the most important meals of the day that should not be omitted is breakfast. Breakfast gives us energy, help us to burn calories and improve our concentration.
According to many studies, breakfast is linked to better memory, reduced chances of health problems such as: cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, high cholesterol etc. Well, you should not avoid breakfast, because it’s actually the most important meal in the day.
If you avoid breakfast, you can disbalance your body function, which may lead to increased cravings. When you wake up, the amount of the sugar in your body is low so you need breakfast in order to replenish the sugar amount.
You will overeat during the rest of the day, if you don’t eat breakfast. That’s why we are going to show you a powerful recipe which is both delicious and beneficial for your health.
The mix of these ingredients is more than perfect, especially if consumed in the form of breakfast. This mix will help you to lose belly fat, burn calories and to regulate both the cholesterol and the glucose levels in your body.
In other words, this mix contains chia seeds and oats. These are two powerful ingredients for those people who cope with above mentioned health problems. You can benefit from these ingredients in the following way:
Chia seeds great source of omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids. Chia seeds contain antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. These seeds are especially beneficial for the health of the cardiovascular system. As per studies, chia seeds may help you in the battle against diabetes, arthritis and diverticulosis.
One ounce of chia seeds contains 27 % phosphorus, 18 % calcium, 30 % manganese. Chia seeds contain smaller levels of copper and potassium.
Oatmeal contains beta-glucan. Beta glucan is a soluble fiber that lowers the amount of bad cholesterol. If you regularly consume oatmeal, it can also aid you in improving your cardiovascular health.
Oats are also great source of zinc, magnesium, manganese, iron, thiamin, selenium, phosphorus, etc.
One cup of cooked oatmeal has:
150 calories, 4 grams of fiber and 6 grams of protein. That makes oats ideal breakfast food.
Needed Ingredients For The Recipe:
- 1 cup of oats
- 2 cups of water
- 2 tablespoons of honey
- A bit of salt
- 4 tablespoons of chia seeds
- 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
You should pour the water into a pot and add vanilla and cinnamon. When the water starts to boil, reduce the heat and add the oats.
Allow the mix to boil for 5 minutes and remove the pot from heat. Leave the mix covered for 5 minutes and stir it.
Add chia seeds, salt and honey while the mix is still hot.