You bring a second breakfast to work from home? No, it’s bad, you can not be empty stomach for hours! Instead of eating anything, take a healthy snack with you – a sandwich, sliced ​​vegetables or fruits topped with natural yogurt.

This small meal is supposed to provide us with 5-10% of all-day caloric demand, its main task is to provide the body with energy in between the first breakfast and lunch.

 

What to eat for a second breakfast?

The second breakfast should include products containing carbohydrates (sugars). Whole grain cereals and bread provide complex carbohydrates, of which glucose is released more slowly, in smaller quantities, for a long time, while fresh and dried fruits are the simple source of sugars. You can use honey as a sweet, and at the same time extremely nutritious addition to the second breakfast.

Carbohydrate products served for a second breakfast should be combined with protein products such as milk, soy, eggs, meats and fish, which will provide building ingredients, so that the second breakfast contains products rich in regulating andprotectiveingredients, so nuts seeds, seeds, etc. They enrich the diet with B vitamins, vitamin E, potassium, iron, calcium and magnesium, and are also a source of essential polyunsaturated fatty acids and antioxidants. It is worth using them to prepare sandwiches, quark pastes or to serve them in the form of fresh juices. The ever-wider range of raw vegetable snacks makes them also available to people who lack the time to prepare a second breakfast at home.

 

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6 simple ideas for a second breakfast

natural yogurt, muesli bar with nuts, apple

cottage cheese with honey, sunflower seeds and wheat germ, seasonal fruits

sandwich with egg-curd paste and sprouts, carrot juice or two fresh carrots

sliced ​​vegetables with yoghurt, rice wafers or whole wheat crunchy bread

a slice of wholemeal bread with peanut butter and honey, banana

sliced ​​fruit topped with yogurt with the addition of bran, honey and nuts

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