April 21, 2009
Note :While using pressure cooker for making idlis, the steam hole should not be covered by adding the cooker weight. Steam should escape freely.
Breakfast is one of the most important meal of the day, but little do many of us know of this and avoid eating which in long run causes a lot of health related problems. Breakfast is an extremely important food especially when you are on a health regime or loss of weight program. A good, balanced and nutritious breakfast will provide you the fuel and energy required to your body which will there after keep your body fit and going strong to perform any type of activity.
After an 8 hours of sleep, every human body needs to refuel their body with good amount of proteins, nutrients and minerals etc. Skipping the first meal of the day may leave you tired, hungry and irritable and fatigue, hence always look for some healthy and nutritious breakfast which is high in protein concentration. Research studies have shown that skipping breakfast may lead to one or more risk factors such as obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes.
There is also an age old saying that” Break the fast like a king, have lunch like a prince and dine like a poor person”, but this is hardly followed as today’s life is too high-tech, stressed and hardly have time to give importance to this most important meal of the day. Right from the kids, young and elders are running behind time hence hardly they sit down and have a healthy breakfast. It is normally they often grab the food and leave it half and run. But with little change and adjustments in our lifestyles, we can surely make up of this precious meal as breakfast is a great way to get your metabolism working well for the day. When the food is eaten and the body receives it in the morning, your brain happily instructs other organs and they start working to digest it. But then if you don’t eat breakfast in the morning, your body would think that it needs to conserve the energy it has because it isn’t getting any more through nutrition, which actually slows down your metabolism resulting in a decrease in the amount of calories you burn all day long and the body would get exhausted.
Benefits of having a healthy breakfast:
Eating a healthy and nutritious breakfast is important for everyone especially for children and adolescents as: