Think before you skip your breakfast. Due to busy and hectic life, most of us are least bothered of our diet and lifestyle and one of the most important of those is ‘having breakfast.’ Majority of adults and kids skip their breakfast without knowing the adversities as it effects both physical and mental health. Some believe skipping breakfast can help losing weight but actually speaking eating a healthy break fast daily helps to lose weight effectively according to latest research. Eating breakfast may reduce our hunger and help avoid overeating and snacking. Prolong fasting due to lack of breakfast may increase the body’s insulin response which in turn increases fat storage and weight gain. In fact people who are in a habit to skip breakfasts may be under the risk of obesity.
Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of a day because eating a healthy breakfast provides platform for the rest of the day. A combination of carbohydrates, protein, fruits and veggies provides energy and nutrition whole day. Adults and kids who skip breakfast usually feel sleepy during day time due to lack of energy, low concentration, low test score and poor performance in activities, work and sports.
Given below is a summary for understanding why breakfast is important and we should all never miss it.
- Provides energy and nutrition throughout the day.
- Helps in better performance at work and school.
- Helps to prevent unhealthy snacking and overeating.
- Helps to lose weight
- Provides concentration and alertness.
- Gives the nutrition of whole grain cereal, fruits and vegetables.
Always remember ‘BREAK FAST’ means to ‘break the fast’ which one has undergone previous night so next morning it is very important to have breakfast in time to keep the metabolism normal and body functions in perfect state. Include whole grains, cereals, fruits, vegetables, low fat milk dairy, eggs, nuts, fluids in your breakfast. Avoid taking fried, oily, fatty foods in morning. Hope our readers understood the importance of healthy life giving breakfast and always keep in mind the quote for food which goes like this “Eat breakfast like a King, Lunch like a Prince and Dinner like a Beggar”. Keep healthy and stay fit.