Using egg whites to make scrambled eggs for breakfast adds protein, says Cowin. Protein is crucial for healthy weight loss, he says.
"Eating protein while strength training will help you maintain muscle mass, so the weight you lose will be pure body fat," he says.
Cowin recommends using egg whites in your scramble and adding spinach for more protein. Egg whites are low in calories but high in protein and vitamin B
This, plus vegetables, is a "great way to get nutrients in your breakfast," he says. 0.7 g of protein per cup of spinach (25 g).
Quinoa provides more energy when combined with high-protein eggs or egg whites
A high-protein diet can reduce and prevent belly fat, and lean protein boosts metabolism and satiety.