So what did you have for breakfast?
Nothing? English breakfast? Cereal? Slide of toast? Cup of coffee?
Okay so how are you feeling now?
Tired? Drop in energy? Feel like you can crawl into bed and stay there all day? Did you experience a sugar drop and feel irritable? Is going hope and idea that keeps pupping into your head? Are you dying for another cup of coffee?
Are you wondering what on earth is happening to you and you body?
Maybe this can help you to understand what your body needs as well as to explain why the TV and food ads only serve on goal and that is to line their own pockets with profits. Promoting and helping their customers live a healthy lifestyle is the last thing on the big food company’s minds. They try to educate you what you should be eating, but they do not explain the consequence.
Your body need everything in prefect balance, not to much or to little – everything must be just right!
What you eat to day will fuel your body tomorrow.
Food supply the following:
The Power of Protein
Your muscle mass works like a furnace, burning calories and stored fat for energy. The more muscle you have, the higher your metabolism, the faster you burn calories.
What happens when you have NO breakfast?
When you skip breakfast, your eating regime during the day is disrupted, and you get yourself into a vicious circle with no easy way out. Your blood sugar levels drop below normal level, you experience cravings, hunger and a drop in energy. This make you seek simple carbohydrates (chocolate, sweet coffee, sandwiches, sweets, cookies, doughnuts, soft drinks, juice, etc) to satisfy your hunger and raise your sugar level. All these are high in calories and fat, but low in nutrients and fibre and when digested immediately tun into sugar which cause your blood sugar level to raise. **(continue below)
What happens when you have a Carbs (problem) breakfast?
Carbs based breakfast are simple carbohydrates and when digested immediately turns into sugar. Your body wakes up in the morning and ask for vital nutrients and water and you give it sugar instead. (These includes a traditional English breakfast and almost all cereals).
Balanced Protein-Based Breakfast ?
Such a breakfast supplies your body with all vital nutrients and energy without increasing blood sugar levels.
Your body provides more enrgy from proteins and not all from carbohydrates. As a result less cravings, normal sugar levels = no conversion of carbs into fat and no loss in energy. Energy from protein (Amino Acids) helps using sorted body fats!
Healthy Breakfast solution
3 products the the Herbalife Nutrional Range can help ensure you get a breakfast packed with nutrition for normal body function.
Here is an overview:
1. Herbal Aloe Concentrate
2. Instant Herbal Beverage
3. Formula 1 – Healthy Meal (Nutritional Protein Drink Mix – Shake)