Cut Belly Fat with these Healthy Breakfast Choices

By:Vasudha Bhat, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Aug 26, 2014

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Shrinking your waistline seems to top your bucket list especially, when it’s about attending a big day where looking good is a must. Besides hitting the gym, another important contributor to your waist loss regime can be your breakfast. Read on to know more.
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    Breakfast to Save the Shame

    A holiday demands a bikini body, a marriage function deserves well toned abs, and a perfect shaped body is a must have for a college re-union. However, all these dreams are sent to ruins when your belly is shamelessly protruding beyond its defined area. As a consequence, your best dress refuses to slip in beyond the chest causing an embarrassment that can hurt you beyond measures and repair. But, here is when your breakfast intervenes and saves you from the shame. So, while you prepare for the big day let the first meal of the day take care of your belly fat. Try these breakfast options to cut the flab.

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    Scrambled Eggsadilla

    Scramble 1 whole egg and 1 egg white and add 2 tablespoonfuls of chopped green pepper and 2 tablespoonfuls of chopped red onion; form a mixture. Pour the mixture into a whole-wheat tortilla and garnish it with 30g cheddar cheese and 2 tablespoonfuls of salsa. The pepper in it will prevent new fat cells from forming and you will soon be able to have a flawlessly straight tummy.

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    Fruity Toast

    Take 2 slices of Biona Organic Vitality Rye bread and put some sprouted seeds and 15g of lightest Philadelphia soft cheese along with 165g of sliced mango on it. Mango helpsto reducen the blood glucose levels which controls your appetite and reduces your waist.

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    Berry Cereal

    Take 30g Kellogg’s All-Bran Original and add 75g blueberries, 2 tablespoonfuls of slivered almonds, 1 tablespoonful of ground flaxseed, and 250ml of fat-free milk. The omega-3 acids found in flax seed can satiate your hunger for the enitre day. The blueberries can also help you feel full throughout the day by supplying the body with 5 per cent of its daily fiber needs.

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    Avocado and Egg on Toast with Grapefruit

    Make toast with a wholegrain bread and top it with 1 fried or poached egg and half sliced avocado. Along with this toast, have half a medium-sized grapefruit. A study has found that eating grapefruit before each meal can help adults lose up to 10lb in 12 weeks without introducing any other changes in their diet.

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    French Toast with Sugared Strawberries

    Mix 1 egg with 2 tablespoonfuls of skimmed milk and whisk it properly. Now dip 2 slices of wholemeal bread in it. Fry it in a non-stick pan and put half tablespoonful of icing sugar and add 13 sliced strawberries. Strawberries can boost the production of fat-burning hormone, adiponectin in your body.

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    Tofu Scramble

    Fry 110g of soft tofu in 1 tablespoonful of olive oil with 1 chopped red pepper, 80g  baby Portobello mushrooms, and 30g spinach. Add 28g reduced-fat mozzarella and 1 tablespoonful of oregano. Serve this on 1 Warburtons Soft Brown Sandwich Thin. Tofu can be a rich source of calcium which has been found to cut down belly fat.

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    Pancakes with Almond Butter and Berries

    On 2 whole-wheat pancakes, put 1 tablespoonful of almond butter and 20g each of blackberries, raspberries, and blackberries. Almond butter will help your blood sugar level stay under control.

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    Pistachio Rice Pudding

    Bring 50g instant brown rice to boil in 180ml skimmed milk. Add 15 pistachios and then put 1 tablespoonful of brown sugar and half tablespoonful of cinnamon in it. Pistachios are good for lowering the bad cholesterol level in your body, hence reducing the fat.

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    Eggs Benedict and an Apple

    Poach 2 eggs. Mix 3 tablespoonfuls of 0 per cent fat yogurt, half tablespoonful of dried chili, ¼ tablespoonful of lemon juice, and half tablespoonful of lemon zest. Spread the mix on 1 Kingsmill 50/50 muffin and top it with eggs and 1 spring fresh dill. Eat this with 1 small apple.

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    Baked Oats with Apple

    Put some ramekin oil and mix 20g steel-cut oats, 1 tablespoonful of baking powder, 60ml skimmed milk, 1 egg white, 3 tablespoonfuls of apple sauce, and ¼ tablespoonful of cinnamon. Bake the mixture for 6 minutes at 180 degree Celsius. Once baked, top it with half tablespoonful of cinnamon, 2 tablespoonfuls of chopped pecans, 125g chopped apple, and 1 tablespoonful of honey. Four times more fiber can be found in steel-cut oats than their regular versions. The fiber rich oats can make you feel full for a longer time.

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