I'm sure you've heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So if your trying to lose weight, there are some foods that may actually speed up the process.

What you eat for breakfast can affect your metabolism for the rest of the day. It's all about calorie control, and a balance of carb's, proteins, and fats. So what are you suppose to eat to start the day the right way. Thanks to nypost.com, here's a list of the Top 4 things you should start your day with.

  • 1

    Eggs

    It's one of your best breakfast choices with over 20 nutrients and protein. Eggs can also help control your insulin levels, when insulin spikes it can turn those calories into fat. 

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  • 2

    Greek Yogurt

    Want a breakfast food that's high in protein and low in calories? Then reach for some Greek Yogurt. The only thing you have to watch out for is the sugar content. If that's low then add some fruit and nuts and watch the pounds start to melt away.

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  • 3

    Protein Smoothies

    A great choice as long as your using fresh all natural, low calorie ingredients. Remember you can't make this smoothie with ice cream and whipped cream. Keep it healthy and filled with the right fruit choices, and your good to go.

  • 4

    Baked Beans

    This may seem like a stretch for breakfast, but people in some other countries do enjoy baked beans for breakfast. Could be good in a low cal wrap, or maybe mix it in with your eggs. They are a preferred choice since they are a perfect mix of carbs and protein.

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