THIS #breakfast food could help boost metabolism and lose weight - what is it?

Slimmers can choose from a number of diet plans when it comes to losing weight. From the low-carb keto diet, to intermittent fasting there are many ways to shed the pounds. Some dieters may even decide to cut items out of their diet, which have a high calorie content, as a calorie deficit is needed to shed the pounds. According to, women can eat 1500 calories to lose one pound of weight a week, while men can eat 2000. On top of diet and exercise, there are other things which have been shown to help speed up the process even more. Eating eggs for breakfast has been found to aid weight loss, with the popular food item said to keep people fuller for longer and reduce appetite.

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Weight loss: This breakfast food can boost your metabolism and help you lose weight

How does it work?

Rich in protein and selenium, eggs have been shown to increase fullness, reduce food intake later in the day and aid weight loss.

Many studies have compared the effects of eating eggs in the morning versus eating other breakfasts with the same calorie content.

One study of 30 overweight women showed that eating eggs for breakfast significantly increased feelings of fullness and reduced food intake later in the day, compared to eating a bagel.

Weight lossWeight loss: Eating eggs for breakfast could speed up metabolism and aid weight loss (Image: Getty Images)

A second study published in the National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health in 152 adults found that replacing a bagel breakfast with eggs resulted in 65 percent more weight loss and a 34 percent greater decrease in waist

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