Most people are familiar with the saying "breakfast is the most important meal of the day". Many people, however, still choose to skip breakfast, including me sometimes. Between getting up early and feeding two kids and trying to get them ready for the day, I barely have enough time to feed myself in the morning.
There are many benefits of eating a healthy breakfast every morning. The following are a few of the benefits of not skipping the most important meal of the day.
Eating Breakfast Can Help You Lost Weight -
I know that this might seem ridiculous, but studies have shown that eating a healthy breakfast can in fact help you to lose weight. Those who ate a healthy breakfast full of protein are less likely to snack on unhealthy calories throughout the day.
Eating Breakfast Can Give You An Energy Boost - Depending on what time you ate dinner the night before, not eating breakfast can be a long time to go without providing your body with the fuel it needs. This can lead to sluggishness throughout the day. Power your body through the day by giving it the fuel it needs from a healthy breakfast.
Eating Breakfast Can Enhance Your Memory And Brain Function - When I was a kid, my parents would always tell me right before a big test or project that I needed to eat a good breakfast to do well. Studies show that this might not be too far off. Research from several studies done over the years shows that eating a good breakfast can improve memory and enhance test scores in children and adolescents.
Eating Breakfast Can Help You Fight Colds And Infections - Studies have shown that a good breakfast can help to boost the body's natural antiviral that can help to fight off colds and infections. Also, eating a hearty, healthy breakfast can help to boost white blood cells, which can help to fight off diseases.
As a person who frequently skips breakfast, I can attest to the difference in the way that I feel when I do and do not eat breakfast. When I do not eat breakfast, I feel sluggish throughout the day and I find myself craving snacks. I feel so much better physically and mentally when I start the day off with a healthy meal. Eating breakfast gets my metabolism going, and I find myself wanting to eat healthier throughout the day. Start your day off right by eating a hearty and healthy breakfast every day.