Is breakfast the most important meal of the day?
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Getting off to a good start each day is the key to having happy and productive days, and breakfast is the catalyst that gives you the energy you need to be the best you that you can be.
But is breakfast actually as important as people claim? The short answer is yes! Unfortunately, there are many people who still underestimate the importance of eating a healthy breakfast each morning. Perhaps this is why so many people skip breakfast and rely on their morning coffee to get them through until lunch.
Failing to eat in the morning negatively impacts your energy level, and your mental and physical abilities. Not eating breakfast before you go to work or school is like trying to drive your car a long distance without first filling up the gas tank. You will run out of gas much sooner than you anticipate.
Let’s take a look at some of the recent studies that have examined the impact of eating breakfast.
A number of studies have examined the impact of eating breakfast regularly. Here is a summary of what they found:
It’s clear that breakfast is helps people be more productive and perform better at work, school and in a variety of situations.
What about the impact of eating breakfast on your overall health?
Many studies link skipping breakfast to a number of health-related issues:
Here are some of the benefits associated with eating breakfast each day:
It’s no secret that many people struggle with eating in the morning. With getting ready for work, getting the kids ready for school and dealing with a daily commute, it can be easy to skip breakfast and grab a coffee on the way to work.
Here are some tips to ensure you eat a healthy meal to kick-start your day:
Do you eat breakfast each morning? What do you eat? What tips can you offer to other people who struggle to eat breakfast?
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