Is Breakfast Necessary For Weight Loss?

We have two kinds of people in this world- ones that eat breakfast and others that don’t care for it!

I’m all for eating breakfast but is it necessary for weight loss?

The short answer is no.

It’s not necessary but it also isn’t ideal.

In last week’s post, we talked about protein being the most important macronutrient for fat loss.

And how it can be difficult to achieve protein goals if you are skipping any meal.

But I’m also not a fan of forcing people to eat if they aren’t hungry or their stomachs are sensitive in the morning.

Instead of skipping breakfast altogether, I’d recommend at the very least having some protein.

It can be as simple as having a protein shake because that way we take advantage of the opportunity to consume a considerable amount of protein during the morning.

Also, when you’re in a calorie deficit you aren’t eating tons of foods, meaning you’re likely never really “full”.

There’s usually always some room to eat.

I see people intentionally skipping breakfast to save calories or convincing themselves they are full in the morning and filling up their stomachs with coffee to skip meals/eat less.

I want you to really check in with yourself regarding hunger in the morning.

Are you suppressing hunger or is there an actual opportunity for nourishment + protein?

And if you truly are not hungry or can wait a few hours before eating something, can you at least have a little protein?

Remember, skipping meals isn’t the best way to achieve optimal fat loss.

Always keep long-term sustainability in the back of your mind when it comes to nutrition and weight loss.

Less is not always more!

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