You have probably heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so you have to choose your breakfast wisely, so that it is healthy, full of vitamins and will keep you full till the next meal. Smoothies combine all of these characteristics and, at top of that, they will help you lose weight if you know which are the best ones for the job. The best smoothie you can drink is if you do it yourself, you will just need a blender and your favorite fruits, and your body will enjoy one of the healthiest and most delicious breakfast there are. And since smoothies are in liquid condition, you will not feel the heat of the upcoming summer. If we have already grabbed your attention, here are the top breakfast smoothies that will help you lose weight.
One of the ways you can lose weight without having to go through an absolutely exhausting kind of diets, is to boost your metabolism. If your metabolism works fast, then you will not only not gain weight, but you will also lose some. So, if this is your way of losing weight, you may start your day with a full glass of fat-burning ingredients that you have added to your smoothie. Some of these products are Greek yogurt, strawberries, almonds, cinnamon and broccoli. Yogurt is calcium-rich, which can help you have strong bones. Almonds, which you may think have a lot of calories, but they actually have a lot of benefits: reduce the bad cholesterol and the risk of heart attacks. Cinnamon is famous for being one ingredient that is not only very delicious and sweet, but helps you reduce weight and is good for your heart and blood.
“Green” Spinach Smoothie
Green fruits and especially vegetables have been proven to reduce the risk of oral cancer if people learn to eat them at least once a week. If you want to be also healthy and to give your body the vitamins it needs, then you must try the spinach smoothie. Since it is green, you have to add only green products in it: spinach, avocado and grapes. All of them have a lot of fibers, calcium and proteins which will start burning your fats as soon as you drink them. As you know, spinach is Popeye’s favorite food because it makes him stronger, as it will make you if you add it to your morning meal. Spinach is also good for your eyes, digestive system and bones.
This smoothie is famous around the celebrities breakfasts, because it is not only healthy, but also because it keeps their bellies full for hours. Cinnamon is a common ingredient in the smoothies. It is cheap, you do not need to put a lot of it in your smoothie, it makes your breakfast smell even more aromatic, and it has a number of health benefits, like protection from some diseases like Alzheimer, Parkinson, and heart conditions. Apples, on the other hand, are also famous for being extremely beneficial when it comes to health: “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”. You can do the same thing (keep the doctor away), if you begin your day with a big glass of apple-cinnamon smoothie. For the finishing touch you can add a handful of almonds to make your smoothie even more healthy and delicious.
Banana bread smoothie
If you are a fan of bananas, or if you have some extra bananas that you do not know what to do with them, then instead of eating them, make a banana bread smoothie. You will also need a half cup of cottage cheese, half-a-glass of almond milk with vanilla extract, two tablespoons of chopped walnuts, and, of course, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, because, as you already know, it has more health benefits than you can think of. Bananas are undeservedly considered to be a kind of fruit that gain weight. They also have a lot of vitamins and minerals. Bananas are also full of antioxidants, they protect the eyes, kidneys, and the brain. You will never make a mistake if you have a banana smoothie for breakfast.
Fresh papaya smoothie
If you want to try the fresher smoothie recipe, then this one is for you. You will need: ½ cup of pineapples which, of course, should be unpeeled, half-a-cup of papaya, one frozen banana, ½ cucumber, and a couple of ice cubes. Papaya is one of the fruits that is among the healthiest in the world. It has a lot of minerals and vitamins, especially vitamin C. It will boost your immune system, it protects you against heart diseases and Rheumatoid Arthritis. At the top of it, all of these ingredients combined together will make your metabolism speed up, thus you will start losing weight.