These 6 Fat-Burning Breakfasts Will Start Your Day Right

Whether you’re a fan of breakfast or not, it’s the first meal of the day, which means you have to make it count.

If you’re trying to lose weight or stay in shape, you want to begin your day with foods that will kick-start your metabolism and get your healthy eating on track.

Unfortunately, a bagel and cream cheese is not going to cut it, but luckily there are other delicious foods you can eat that not only taste great, but help you burn fat and get in shape.

If you want to start your day off on the healthiest note possible, considering eating one of these six fat-burning foods for breakfast.

1. Grapefruit

Enjoying the citrus fruit with your breakfast can help you get rid of some unwanted belly fat.

A study from the journal Metabolism found that eating a grapefruit every morning can not only shrink your waistline up to an inch, but it can help you lower your blood pressure and cholesterol.

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2. Toast With Nut Butter

Spread some peanut butter, almond butter, or other nut butters on some whole wheat toast for a fiber-filled, fat-burning morning meal.

Studies have shown that eating nuts is key to burning visceral fat, the dangerous type of belly fat stored around important organs.

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3. Oatmeal

Whole grains are filling and satisfying, and they can also help you cut down on body fat. A study from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that people who frequently eat whole grains such as oats have 10 percent less belly fat than people who eat the same amount of refined grains.

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4. Avocado Toast With Tomato,

This trendy breakfast food is popular for a reason. Avocado is high in monounsaturated fat and oleic acid, which can help eliminate belly fat.

Eating avocado also helps you absorb more nutrients, especially carotenoids, and antioxidants are present in tomatoes.

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5. Scrambled Eggs

Eggs are a breakfast classic, and not only are they low in calories, but they are high in protein. Adequate protein intake can kickstart your metabolism, making scrambled, hard-boiled or any type of prepared eggs a great choice for fat-burning. Eggs also contain vitamin B12, which breaks down fat in the body.

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6. Yogurt And Berries

Research has shown that including yogurt into your diet can help increase weight loss, especially in the stomach area, according to WebMD.

Add in some berries for added fiber and antioxidants, and you’ll have a filling breakfast that will leave you satisfied without the guilt.

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Carina Wolff
Carina is a health and wellness journalist based in Los Angeles. When she’s not writing, doing yoga, or exploring mountains and beaches, she spends her time cooking and creating recipes for her healthy food blog, Kale Me Maybe. Carina is also an ongoing writer for Bustle, Reader's Digest, FabFitFun, and more.

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