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What Do I Eat For Breakfast On The Keto Diet?

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<article> <section> <p>Most conventional wisdom says that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”, right?</p> <p>Even though we’ve all heard that before, does it shock you that a world class survey software found that more than 50% of all Americans don’t eat breakfast regularly? And that over 10% of Americans say they never eat breakfast?</p> <picture class="lazy-load"> <source data-srcset="https://d1ghrtdbdq2gkr.cloudfront.net/blog-content/breakfast-plates-with-coffee-0016.webp" type="image/webp"> <source data-srcset="https://d1ghrtdbdq2gkr.cloudfront.net/blog-content/breakfast-plates-with-coffee-0016.jpf" type="image/jpf"> <source data-srcset="https://d1ghrtdbdq2gkr.cloudfront.net/blog-content/breakfast-plates-with-coffee-0016.jpg"> <img src="https://d1ghrtdbdq2gkr.cloudfront.net/blog-content/breakfast-plates-with-coffee-LR-0016.jpg" class="img-fluid" alt="breakfast-plates-with-coffee"> </picture> <p><i>If it’s really the most important meal, why are so many people treating it like it doesn’t matter?</i></p> <p>The thing is, if you're trying to follow the keto diet (or you’re looking for <a target="_blank" href="https://www.warriormade.com/content/diet/" rel="noreferrer" title="healthy eating">a healthy eating schedule</a>) and are confused with what to do about breakfast, you’ve come to the right place. </p> <p>Because at the end of the day, it’s not about making sure you eat breakfast <i>every single day</i> (intermittent fasting is important), but it’s more important that you make it a habit of eating the <i>right</i> foods for breakfast to set your body up for its highest optimal health.</p> <p>So instead of only using personal experience as a guide for you, you need to know the scientific proof behind what a proper breakfast can do for your body. </p> <div class="sub-head">Things like…</div> <ul> <li>Losing Weight Faster Than Almost Any Exercise Program,</li> <li>Strengthening Your Heart Health To Avoid Future Problems,</li> <li>And Delivering Health At a Cellular and Hormonal Level.</li> </ul> <p>In fact, on this page I want to give you the opportunity to get the exact shopping list of a personal trainer so you can kickstart your eating habits into proper gear!</p> <p>But before we get into the best breakfast foods for your <a target="_blank" href="https://ketobootstrap.com/keto-diet" rel="noreferrer" title="keto diet">keto diet</a>, you need to know <i>why</i> you need to avoid all those “popular” breakfast foods out there today.</p> </section> <hr class="divider-50 divider-medium mx-auto"> <section> <header>Breakfast Foods You Must Avoid</header> <p>Strangely enough, most of the food labeled as <a target="_blank" href="https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/10-worst-foods-in-the-morning" rel="noreferrer" title="breakfast food">breakfast food</a> is actually loaded with sugar, refined carbohydrates, and sugar substitutes (like high fructose corn syrup).</p> <picture class="lazy-load"> <source data-srcset="https://d1ghrtdbdq2gkr.cloudfront.net/blog-content/cereal-jar-0016.webp" type="image/webp"> <source data-srcset="https://d1ghrtdbdq2gkr.cloudfront.net/blog-content/cereal-jar-0016.jpf" type="image/jpf"> <source data-srcset="https://d1ghrtdbdq2gkr.cloudfront.net/blog-content/cereal-jar-0016.jpg"> <img src="https://d1ghrtdbdq2gkr.cloudfront.net/blog-content/cereal-jar-LR-0016.jpg" class="img-fluid" alt="cereal-jar"> </picture> <p>In fact, <a target="_blank" href="http://static.ewg.org/reports/2011/cereals/pdf/2011-EWG-Cereals-Report.pdf" rel="noreferrer" title="Cereals-Report">one study</a> done by the <a target="_blank" href="https://www.ewg.org/" rel="noreferrer" title="Environmental Working Group">Environmental Working Group</a> found that a 1-cup serving of the most popular children's cereals actually contains <i>more sugar than 3 chocolate-chip cookies</i>. Crazy, right?</p> <p>Even popular breakfast options like <a target="_blank" href="http://time.com/5072703/drinking-juice-unhealthy-disadvantages/" rel="noreferrer" title="fruit juice">fruit juice</a>, <a target="_blank" href="https://healthyeating.sfgate.com/sugar-content-yogurt-vs-ice-cream-1932.html" rel="noreferrer" title="sweetened yogurt">sweetened yogurt</a>, and <a target="_blank" href="https://www.esquire.com/lifestyle/health/news/a46430/how-healthy-are-granola-bars/" rel="noreferrer" title="granola bars">granola bars</a> have way too much sugar to do any good for your body!</p> <p><b>We all know too much sugar is bad, right?</b></p> <p>It can lead to things like</p> <ul> <li>Type 2 Diabetes</li> <li>Excess Weight Gain</li> <li>Heart and Liver Problems</li> </ul> <p>But, these sugary options make for even worse breakfast foods because of how they affect your body from a cellular and energy perspective.</p> <p><i>You see, your body cannot function properly off the sugar and carbohydrates in these foods</i></p> <p>Imagine that the sugar and carbs you eat are like kindling to a fire — short lived, easy to burn pieces — and the fat and protein you consume are bigger, longer lasting logs that sustain the fire.</p> <p>When you eat sugar and carbs, they are directly broken down into glucose particles, which are used by your body as quick energy. And when you start your day by feeding it kindling, it naturally craves more kindling throughout the day instead of trying to burn the bigger, longer lasting logs!</p> <p><i>To put it simply…</i></p> <div class="sub-head">Most breakfasts have way too much sugar and set you up for low energy, foggy thinking, and quick weight gain. So...</div> </section> <hr class="divider-50 divider-medium mx-auto"> <section> <header>What Do You Do About Breakfast?</header> <p>Protein!</p> <p>Maybe you’ve heard this before. If you have, that’s because it’s true! You see, there’s many reasons why more protein in the morning can change your life.</p> <picture class="lazy-load"> <source data-srcset="https://d1ghrtdbdq2gkr.cloudfront.net/blog-content/omlette-held-up-0016.webp" type="image/webp"> <source data-srcset="https://d1ghrtdbdq2gkr.cloudfront.net/blog-content/omlette-held-up-0016.jpf" type="image/jpf"> <source data-srcset="https://d1ghrtdbdq2gkr.cloudfront.net/blog-content/omlette-held-up-0016.jpg"> <img src="https://d1ghrtdbdq2gkr.cloudfront.net/blog-content/omlette-held-up-LR-0016.jpg" class="img-fluid" alt="omlette"> </picture> <p>Here’s a few reasons why you need to regularly (at least a few times per week) eat a hearty, protein based breakfast:</p> <ul> <li>Lowered Hunger Cravings Throughout Your Day <sup>1,4</sup> <li>Help With Losing Belly Fat <sup>5,6</sup> <li>Feeling Full Longer <sup>2</sup> <li>Replenishing and Growing Muscles <sup>8</sup> <li>Burning More Calories In Order To Break Down Protein <sup>3,7</sup> <li>Less Snacking Late At Night <sup>2,4</sup> </ul> <p>Assuming you’re following the highly-recommended schedule of intermittent fasting, high protein breakfasts can easily become your best friend.</p> <picture class="lazy-load"> <source data-srcset="https://d1ghrtdbdq2gkr.cloudfront.net/blog-content/breakfast-in-morning-light-0016.webp" type="image/webp"> <source data-srcset="https://d1ghrtdbdq2gkr.cloudfront.net/blog-content/breakfast-in-morning-light-0016.jpf" type="image/jpf"> <source data-srcset="https://d1ghrtdbdq2gkr.cloudfront.net/blog-content/breakfast-in-morning-light-0016.jpg"> <img src="https://d1ghrtdbdq2gkr.cloudfront.net/blog-content/breakfast-in-morning-light-LR-0016.jpg" class="img-fluid" alt="breakfast-in-morning"> </picture> <p><i>High quality proteins</i> like eggs, quality meats, Greek yogurt, and even cheese will be great for you to burn maximum calories throughout your day, feed your body it’s amino acids, and stay full without having to snack! For some examples: omelettes, scrambled eggs, and protein shakes! These are some of the best breakfasts you can have, and now you have a perfect reason to make them every week!</p> <p>Changing what you eat for breakfast is one of the easiest steps you can take to get your health on a better, much healthier path. And I want to encourage you to take this step of changing your eating habits — and more importantly your health — today!</p> <p>But there’s also one more crucial step when it comes to finding more energy, losing weight quickly, and staying on the path to your best life. Don’t leave right when you read it, I have good news right after it, okay? Alright, here it is:</p> <p>Staying away from sugar.</p> <p>Okay, I know you want to leave now because you’ve heard this thousands of times. And you also know as well as I do that it’s just impossible. So what’s the good news that I mentioned just a second ago?</p> <p>We just came out with the only way to have dessert on the keto diet. What does this mean exactly? It means this is your ticket to sticking to a sustainable ketogenic diet.</p> <p>Our Head Chef, Chef Elisa, created an amazing cookbook full of keto-friendly desserts that will help you satisfy your sweet tooth, while still keeping you in ketosis! </p> <div class="sub-head">So, if you want to have your cake, and eat it too, then click <a target="_blank" href="https://www.warriormade.com/keto/sweet-treats-cookbook/" rel="noreferrer" title="Keto Sweet Treats cookbook">HERE</a> to get our new Keto Sweet Treats cookbook TODAY!</div> </section> <section> <header>Resources</header> <ol> <li><a target="_blank" href="https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/03/study-eat-protein-in-the-morning/274417/" rel="noreferrer" title="Protein in the Morning">Study: Eat Protein in the Morning</a></li> <li><a target="_blank" href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16002798" rel="noreferrer" title="high-protein diet">A high-protein diet</a></li> <li><a target="_blank" href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11838888" rel="noreferrer" title="Postprandial thermogenesis">Postprandial thermogenesis</a></li> <li><a target="_blank" href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20125103" rel="noreferrer" title="protein-rich breakfast">The addition of a protein-rich breakfast</a></li> <li><a target="_blank" href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17023705/" rel="noreferrer" title="macronutrients ">Intake of macronutrients as predictors</a></li> <li><a target="_blank" href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22284338" rel="noreferrer" title="protein intake">Quality protein intake</a></li> <li><a target="_blank" href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC524030/" rel="noreferrer" title="Diet induced thermogenesis">Diet induced thermogenesis</a></li> <li><a target="_blank" href="https://greatist.com/health/tip-protein-morning-post-workout" rel="noreferrer" title="Protein In The Morning">TIP: Protein In The Morning & Post-Workout</a></li> </ol> </section> </article>

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