If that headline didn’t pique your interest, we’re certain by the end of this article you’ll be ending your day much the same way as it started—having breakfast for dinner. That doesn’t mean sucking back a coffee or eating a bowl of sugary cereal. When we say breakfast we mean eggs. Specifically, an omelette loaded with veggies.
Think of a veggie omelette as the dinner choice for serious weight loss and gains. Here’s why.
There is a reason why eggs are considered a superfood. A nutritionally complete protein source —containing all 9 essential amino acids—that’s low in calories and contains many beneficial antioxidants such as lutein (for eyesight) and vitamins like choline (brain health) to support your overall health. Additionally, in one large egg you’ll receive iron, 6 grams of protein and B vitamins. If you’ve read that eggs are harmful to your cholesterol, banish that outdated thought because emerging studies all indicate that eggs are actually anti-inflammatory, for they drop bad LDL cholesterol and stimulate good HDL levels—thank you science, for clearing up that misconception.
Without question eggs are one of the best protein sources available but what does this have to do with weight loss? So here’s the thing, when you start or finish your day off with eggs they not only are low-cal (77 calories per large egg) they also leave you feeling satiated. A full stomach means less snacking which leads to greater weight lost.
If you’re interested in learning more about nutrition and how to optimize your weight loss then grab a copy of ourBodyRock Meal Plan and Nutrition Guide for recipes, tips and more!
We’re not through dishing the skinny on why you need to start eating omelets for breakfast; oh no, did you know that eggs are loaded with melatonin and L-ornithine? Both are necessary for good sleep. Melatonin helps fall asleep quickly and promotes deeper REM sleep while L-ornithine improves the quality of your sleep. Mix in some melatonin-rich vegetables (asparagus and broccoli) and/or seeds and nuts (walnuts or flaxseeds) and you’re setting up your body for a deep, restorative sleep.
In guaranteeing that you get at least 7 hours of sleep a night, you’re more likely to meet your weight loss goals. Why? Sleep actually is your weight loss driver. Studies are beginning to underscore this point, that not getting 7 hours can actually hinder your weight loss efforts—even if you’re eating right and exercising—for these reasons:
In a nutshell, if eggs can help you catch some zzz’s so you’ll have the get-up-and-go necessary to eat right and exercise then it’s time to add omelets to your dinner rotation.
So if eggs can help you shut off your mental to-do list so you can hunker down for a better night’s sleepand can help stimulate weight loss then what have you got to lose? The answer is simple: the only thing you’ve got to lose by adding eggs to your diet, is straight up pounds.
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