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The 5 Best Breakfasts for Rapid Weight Loss, Expert Says

Breakfast is truly the most important meal of the day.

Breakfast is truly the most important meal of the day—especially if you're dieting. The reason is plain and simple. "If you start with a healthy, satisfying meal in the morning, you're less apt to nibble on less nutritious things during the day, which we often do out of hunger—you grab the first or easiest thing in front of you," Christy C. Tangney, Ph.D., a clinical dietitian at Rush University Medical Center and an expert on the effects of diet and nutrition on heart health explained (via Rush Content Hub). This morning entrée should be given a bit of respect, so we've learned the five best breakfasts for rapid weight loss that will get you pretty excited to get out of bed each morning!

Eat This, Not That! reached out to Jacquie Smith, a certified integrative nutrition health coach from IIN and fitness instructor specializing in barre, yoga, and pre/postnatal workouts, to learn five of the best breakfasts for rapid weight loss to start serving up. When paired with a consistent wellness routine, you can achieve positive weight loss results.

Smith tells us, "Each of these breakfast foods/recipes were all created on the healthy meal formula of healthy fat, fiber, protein, and ideally greens! By incorporating all of these elements into your breakfast, you will ultimately balance your blood sugar levels which keeps you more satiated and gives your body the fuel it needs to start the day. Ultimately, this will lead to weight loss coupled with a daily movement and stress management routine."

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What are some of the best breakfasts for rapid weight loss?

healthy chia seed pudding, best breakfasts for rapid weight loss

Add the ingredients to whip up these delicious breakfast recipes to your shopping list ASAP. Being prepared in the kitchen with healthy options to eat will make your weight loss journey so much simpler!

Some individuals are of the mindset that skipping breakfast is a good idea when dieting. On the contrary, it's a bad game plan. Having a nutritious meal at the start of your day gets your metabolism started, which in turn, will torch additional calories all day long, according to Rush Content Hub. Digging into a meal in the AM lets your body know it has the fuel it needs to run with. Skipping the meal relays the message that your body better hold onto any calories it gets for dear life!

Tangney points out, "Studies have found that although people who skip breakfast eat slightly fewer calories during the day, they tend to have higher body mass index, or BMI," adding, "Breakfast is like exercising. If you make room for it in the morning, you'll look and feel great throughout the day."

Now, just because you should eat breakfast each morning, that does not mean just any breakfast. It's important to stick with all things healthy. Stick with our healthy choices, and you'll certainly be on the right track!

Alexa Mellardo
Alexa is the Mind + Body Deputy Editor of Eat This, Not That!, overseeing the M+B channel and delivering compelling fitness, wellness, and self-care topics to readers. Read more about Alexa