In order to feel full, have lasting energy and maintain a healthy weight, we need to be eating breakfasts that are high in protein, and provide adequate (good) fat and fibre. Instead, most of us turn to cereal or toast, which are refined carbohydrates with all nutrients and fibre stripped out. Processed (or refined) carbohydrates, are broken down and converted into simple sugar (glucose) extremely quickly, which spikes blood sugar levels. Some of the fun after-effects are feeling hungrier an hour later, fatigue, irritability and weight gain.
Check out these simple overnight oatmeal recipes