The New Muscle Making Paradigm – Breakfast

The New Muscle Making Paradigm – Breakfast

While breakfast is notoriously carb-centric, daybreak is the time to take your protein intake seriously. Rolling out of bed and noshing on protein puts the brakes on the muscle breakdown that can occur during an overnight fast. Moreover, infusing breakfast with protein can quell vending-machine temptation by bolstering satiety.

  • Option #1 – 2 whole eggs and 3 egg whites, scrambled; 1 cup cooked rolled oats topped with 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts and ½ cup blueberries.
    • 175 calories
    • 30 grams protein
    • 41 grams carbs
    • 22 grams fat
  • Option #2 – 1 cup plain, low-fat Greek yogurt topped with 1 cup raspberries; 1 slice whole-grain toast topped with 1 tablespoon almond butter or peanut butter.
    • 351 calories
    • 31 grams protein
    • 40 grams carbs
    • 10 grams fat
  • Option #3 – Top 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese with 1/3-cup low-sugar granola, 2 tablespoons chopped almonds and 1 cup sliced strawberries.
    • 408 calories
    • 45 grams protein
    • 63 grams carbs
    • 30 grams fat

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