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Healthy Breakfast Ideas From Around The World

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Do you start your day by just having a glass of milk or juice? Are you one of those who would rather grab an apple on the way out to work or school? 

You are not the only one doing this but then, you should not ignore breakfast. Not for nothing do people call breakfast the most important meal of the day. For, when we wake up after hours of sleep, our body needs essential nutrients that will help us work throughout the day.

However, breakfast should not necessarily be unhealthy. With a little bit of effort, you can whip up a delicious as well as nutritious breakfast. 

Go through this ClipBook that looks at healthy breakfast options across the world.

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The Importance Of Breakfast!

Are you a fan of breakfast, or do you prefer to keep those precious morning minutes and get in some extra sleep? Well, if you tend to skip breakfast, you may be missing out on the most important meal of the day! Eating breakfast helps us feel more...

India

Upma is one of the most common breakfast items, all over India. It's also called Rava Upma or Sooji Upma and is a quick preparation using common ingredients. You can also make it healthier Upma by adding a lot of boiled veggies like carrots, beans...

Japan

The Japanese are some of the healthiest people in the world, and they can also claim to be some of the longest living as well. Both these attributes are directly related to the Japanese diet. The Japanese breakfast is a combination of healthy food...

Vietnam

Pho is a very popular soup in Vietnam which is basically a bone broth and is very good for the gut and joints. The soup is made from many healthy ingredients like sprouts, cilantro, onion, mint sprig and roasted peanuts. Taking a bowl of this in b...

Spain

Are you planning a trip to Spain? If so you might be wondering just what's on the breakfast menu in Spain? Well, breakfast in Spain is small but tasty.   (espresso coffee with steamed milk), a roll and some cheese and/or jam. Those who do not drin...

Egypt

The traditional Egyptian breakfast is called Ful medames which is made of beans flavoured with parsley, cumin, onion, garlic and chillies. Often the dish is garnished with boiled eggs.

South Africa

Pap – a porridge made from maize (corn) meal – is the staple food of southern Africa. Putu pap is also known as krummelpap, which means "crumbly porridge". It is made with very little water, giving it a dry and crumbly texture

Israel

Typically, an Israeli breakfast includes the following: fresh juice, coffee or tea, eggs of your choice, Israeli salad, a range of cheeses (both hard and soft), freshly baked bread, olives, jam and butter making it both healthy and filling.

Costa Rica

The most common dish for breakfast is Gallo Pinto which consists of rice mixed with black beans, served with natilla (sour cream), eggs (scrambled) and fried plantain. Costa Ricans usually drink a cup of coffee or fresh fruit juice with it.

Iceland

A bowl of porridge made with oats is often eaten in Iceland, says Miles. “Oats provide fibre, which promotes a healthy digestive system and the fibre in oats may help to reduce cholesterol levels.”

Korea

Breakfast in Korea might be a choice of rice, soup, kimchi, meat or fish. The foods are often low fat and the protein from meat and fish will help to make one feel full. These foods would also provide a range of B vitamins and minerals such as zin...

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