Protein is a key component in having a breakfast meal that keeps you satisfied. It helps you feel full as it reduces the level of your hunger hormone, ghrelin. Additionally, protein makes you feel more full with less food. A study showed that women who increased their protein intake ate nearly 450 calories less in a day without intentionally restricting anything. This shows how big of an impact protein has in satisfying our hunger and making sure we don’t overeat throughout the day.
- Chia seeds
Read here to see different ways that you can incorporate these protein options into yummy and filling breakfast meals.