-Breakfast provides the energy needed to start the day off right!
-Children who eat a good breakfast perform better in school, pay more attention, are more creative, think better, score higher on tests
-Research shows that people who eat breakfast are less likely to be overweight and more likely to be in their ideal weight range than people who skip breakfast. Skipping breakfast can make you more likely to reach for high sugar and fatty snacks too.
-Eating something in the morning can help improve your mood and make you feel less stressed. Going for long periods without eating can result in low blood sugar which can affect mood.
-Studies have shown that eating breakfast helps improve your memory, concentration and aspects of mental performance. Just like any other organ in the body, your brain needs energy in order to work at its best.
There is no doubt that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. You have to consider that you body has been fasting over night using its glucose stores in the liver to run metabolism while you sleep. In order to get a good start for the day, you need to eat when you rise. You should have a balanced breakfast, not fast food and no processed sugary foods. The best is good old fashioned oatmeal and some fresh fruit or prunes. You can add an egg to that for high quality protein. This gets your day going properly. If you're in school, this will help keep you alert and paying attention.