This might sound strange but sometimes I give my daughter chicken and noodles for breakfast she loves this and it s far more nutritious then eating white toast cereals and sugary refined foods. Have slow release carbohydrates such as porridge wholemeal bread and good protein. This will give you sustained energy release throughout the day. Two poached eggs on wholemeal toast are ideal. States Laura. Forget cereal bars you may as well have a bar of chocolate and drink fruit juice with the bits otherwise the sugar is being released to fast into our bodies. In Japan it is common to eat rice soup or steamed vegetables in the morning. It may take some getting use to but the benefits are reduced fat and added nutrients from the veggies. Still not got time for breakfast? How to break the fast past Excuse 1 - I need my sleep Stop snoozing start living. If you re not a morning person it s hard to resist the snooze button but taking time for breakfast will give you more energy to face the day then an extra 10 minutes in bed ever could.
When it comes to children it is very important to set up healthy eating habit at an early stage and for that having breakfast is important. With children getting less and less playtime and exercise these days it is all the more important for them to eat healthy. There is no point in sending them to school to learn stuff if they cannot concentrate and as parents we need to give them adequate support to enable them to learn. Hopefully by now you are at least thinking about having breakfast. I come from a tamil Brahmin family and Brahmin meal plan is quite well known because most of them have a big mid morning meal later in the afternoon a tiffin or lighter meal is consumed while dinner sometimes is liquid intake or fruits or some cereals if not curd rice.
Try getting out of bed 15 minutes earlier. Excuse 2 - I get hungrier when I eat breakfast Give your breakfast a protein blast. Many breakfast foods are comprised of simple carbohydrates many cereals (especially the kid s varieties) white bread bagels etc. Simple carbs send your blood sugar through the roof; they re not slow - releasing and are easily digested. Try peanut butter with fruit or on wholemeal toast multi grain bagels with cottage cheese are good choices for getting healthy protein. Excuse 3 - I don t feel hungry first thing Remember you don t have to have a large breakfast just something substantial and nutritious this will help fuel your brain and give your body the energy it needs. Many people can skip breakfast without feeling hungry.