Your mom was... RIGHT!
Posted on 19 October 2015
Your mother was right: Breakfast really is the most important meal of
the day. Not only does it give you energy to start a new day, but
breakfast is linked to many health benefits, including weight control
and improved performance.
Studies show that eating a healthy breakfast (as opposed to the kind
containing doughnuts) can help give you:
• A more nutritionally complete diet, higher in nutrients, vitamins
• Improved concentration and performance in the classroom or the
• More strength and endurance to engage in physical activity
• Lower cholesterol levels
Eating breakfast is important for everyone, but is especially so for
children and adolescents. According to the American Dietetic
Association, children who eat breakfast perform better in the classroom
and on the playground, with better concentration, problem-solving
skills, and eye-hand coordination.
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