1. Salmon + Avocado
Avocados are most famous for their healthy fat content, but not many people know that avocados are also an excellent source of fiber too! Just half an avocado contains 7 grams of fiber, which already makes up for 25% of your recommended daily value of the nutrient! Pair this with salmon, which is rich in anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids and protein – and you’ll be on track to lose loads of weight!
2. Oats + Nut Butter
Oatmeal is amazing for helping you lose weight, a study found that when participants had oatmeal for breakfast, they felt must more full, less hungry and had a lower desire to eat, than those who ate cereal. It also has high fiber levels, and a soluble fiber known as B-glucan, which can slow the body’s digestion, making you feel fuller for longer. Pair this with peanut butter, and you’ll be adding 8 grams of protein and healthy fats!
3. Yogurt + Berries
A container of high-protein yogurt like Greek yogurt or Icelandic yogurt, paired with some berries, will really help to lower those numbers on the scale. Yogurt consumption goes hand-in-hand with a lower body weight/weight gain, smaller waist circumference, and lower body fat. And with this, berries are the perfect complement to this high-protein food, because studies have found a connection between them and weight maintenance.
4. Egg + Hot sauce
Dump that bowl of cereal and crack open a couple of eggs! Egg breakfast have been found to enhance weight loss when they’re eaten to replacee a high-carb breakfast, like bagels. Not to mention that you could add a little more seasoning to the dish by adding a little bit of hot sauce – yes, hot sauce! A study found that just half a teaspoon of red pepper is enough to reduce appetite and burn more calories after a meal.
5. Chia seeds + Leafy greens
Now, fiber intake will do wonders for weight loss goals. But did know that a study found that those who increase their fiber by 4 grams per day over what they consumed before the study found that they lost an additional 3 pounds of weight loss over the course of 6 months! One easy way to do this is by tossing a table spoon of chia seeds into a smoothie each day, this is because chia seeds contain 5 grams of fiber – exceeding the amount of fiber you need for weight loss.
6. Protein powder + Frozen fruit
Frozen berries support weight loss immensely, so pair that with some fat-burning protein powder – and you’re good to go! Studies have found that increasing the protein ratio of your diet – by reducing intake of refined carbs – along with reducing total calorie intake can support weight loss and have metabolic benefits. So what are you waiting for? Go have this incredible concoction!
7. Green tea + Lemon
Some people don’t like eating something for breakfast, and if this is you; then here’s a great alternative! Green tea is a low-calorie drink that is packed with antioxidants called catechins, which can help you burn more calories and fat. One study found that drinking 4 cups of green tea everyday may lead to decreases in weight and blood pressure. Then to make it even healthier, add a dash of lemon in it to help your body absorb them.
8. Pistachios + An apple
Now, here’s one for the people don’t prefer a ‘traditional’ breakfast, and rather prefer meals that are 2 snacks put together. The combo of apples and pistachios contains protein, healthy fats and fiber to fend off hunger. And with 50 pistachios alone holding 160 calories, pistachios are one of the lowest-calorie nut you can find. Pair those with an apple, which adds sweetness and a crunch to your treat, it also adds an extra 4 grams of fiber to your breakfast!
9. Nut butter + Banana
If you follow the rule of ‘eat a carb and protein at every meal’ rule, then you are bound to lose weight. And this is the same for the simple meal of bananas and nut butter. Bananas are a great source of carbohydrates, and peanut butter is a great source for your essential protein and fat. This combination is perfect for losing weight as they keep you fuller for longer, slows digestion down, and prevents your blood sugar from spiking.
10. Spinach + Lemon juice
This is another great drink for those who would rather not eat a solid for breakfast. Lemons are a great source of vitamin C, while spinach is a vegetarian source of non-heme iron. Vitamin C enhances ones iron absorption, therefore, this dynamic duo is going to do wonders for your health!