The Perfect Breakfast—It Reduces Cholesterol, Regulates Blood Sugar And Melts Fat!
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, since it boosts your energy, improves your concentration and helps you burn calories during the day.
Numerous studies associate breakfast with a good overall health, much better memory, lower chances of different health issues, including diabetes, high cholesterol, heart diseases and obesity.
Breakfast omission might interrupt the normal function of your body and increase your food cravings. When you wake up, the level of blood sugar in your body is very low, so you need breakfast in order to replenish it. If you skip your breakfast instead, you are more likely to overeat during the day.
For that reason, we are going to present you a remarkable recipe which is not only tasty but also very beneficial for your health. The combination of the ingredients is perfect, especially for your breakfast and it may help you to melt your stomach fat, burn some calories and control the levels of glucose and cholesterol in your blood.
Namely, it contains oats and chia seeds, two beneficial ingredients that are great for those who have problem with some of the previously mentioned health problems. Here is how you can benefit from these ingredients:
Chia seeds are filled with omega-6 and omega-3 fats. They are also rich in and anti-oxidants which are responsible for their anti-inflammatory properties. Chia seeds are very helpful for the cardiovascular system.
One ounce of chia seeds including 27% of phosphorus, 18% calcium, 30% of manganese and smaller amounts of copper and potassium. According to some studies, this ingredient may also help in the treatment of arthritis, diabetes and diverticulosis.
This food contains beta-glucan which is a soluble fiber that can reduce the levels of bad cholesterol. If you consume it regularly it will improve your cardiovascular health also. Oats also contain zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese, iron, thiamin and selenium.
One cup of cooked oatmeal contains 150 calories, 4 grams of fiber and 6 grams of proteins. That is why it is a perfect food for an easy and balanced breakfast.
These are the ingredients needed for the recipe:
1 cup of oats
2 cups of water
2 tablespoons of honey
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
A pinch of salt
4 tablespoons of chia seeds
Pour the water into a pot and add vanilla and cinnamon. When the liquid starts boiling, lower the heat and then add the oats. Let it boil for about 5 minutes and remove the pot from fire. Leave it covered for about 5 minutes then stir. While it is still hot, add the chia seeds, salt and honey.