Eat Antioxidants For Breakfast
We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It can give your body the energy it needs. If you regularly skip breakfast, then most likely your diet may be lacking crucial antioxidants that aid your body in working at it most efficient level. Eating more antioxidants on a daily basis for breakfast will help to get your day started in a healthy way.
There are many vitamins and nutrients people should have in their diets and that includes antioxidants. But, why should you have antioxidant? You hear a lot about them, but what benefits do they actually bring your body? Antioxidants protect the cells in your body from what is called free radical damage. In the damage of your cells free radicals can cause your body to age, and can ultimately cause degenerative conditions in the body and lead to other health problems. Antioxidants have also been touted with improving quality of sleep, increasing energy, helping with weight loss, and providing allergy relief. This is why adding antioxidant’s into your diet is important, but also incorporating it into breakfast which has many of the same benefits.
There are some simple things you can do and foods you can eat everyday for breakfast that will ensure you get the antioxidants you need to improve your health.
Cut the Coffee
Instead of having coffee in the morning drink black or green tea. Tea is an excellent source of potent antioxidants. Green tea is the best kind to have with almost three times the amount of black tea. Also you can spice up your tea with cinnamon and ground cloves. Both tastes good and are good for you.
Many people are concerned with the amount of sugar found in juice, but if you have a small glass of 100% vegetable or fruit juice the sugar content is low and manageable. Change it up and drink a different juice every morning, and get the various nutrients each provides.
Top off your eggs in the morning with a little bit of salsa. Whether it is store bought or homemade, salsa will give you great taste and a blast of antioxidants.
Take a Supplement
To be sure you are getting the right amount of antioxidants your body needs, take a natural nutritional supplement. It can really help to make sure you are getting the entire recommended daily amount of antioxidants.
There are many other foods that contain high amounts of antioxidants as well as other good nutrients. Start with the list above and go from there to live a little better today than yesterday.