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So if you belong to the "excusers" you should read the following facts: One. Jump Starts metabolism breakfast jump starts your metabolism and fuels your body for the rest of the day. It will help you be more alert and maintain a more efficient metabolism. During the night your body significantly reduces its activity. In the morning after a full night s sleep the body starts activating its systems and organs back and for that it needs "fuel" and energy. If your body does not get enough energy it will start addressing energy stores in the body. The result: we feel weak less alert and the time required for us to wake up and start the day takes longer than usual. The word breakfast means breaking the fast and refers to the fast our body experienced the night before.
It goes without saying that increased alertness and a more positive mood are essential for everybody to perform at their best be it studying or working. A happier mood ensures better work and improved performance. Additionally studies have proven that individuals who have their breakfast also demonstrate better memory and cognitive function in comparison to those who remain hungry in the mornings. Reasonable energy intakes during the morning improve short-term memory although super high calorie breakfasts actually impaired concentration levels. (2 3 Breakfast Research) Not only is it important to have your breakfast but it is also important to choose what you have. According to one of the studies in France the size of your breakfast does not have an effect over your mood but it can affect short-term memory.
Consumption of a cereal bar in the morning resulted in increased alertness happier mood and less anxiety (and less irritability for the grumpy among us!) when compared to those who did not have any breakfast. Breakfast eaters were also more sociable compared to others. Similar effects were seen in those who had mid-morning snacks substantiating the fact that breakfast can have positive effects on the mood. (1) Another similar study conducted in Germany measured the effects of breakfast on the mood in high school children. It was noted that alertness was increased in all the children who had breakfast in comparison to those who did not. Additionally it was noted that boys who consumed breakfast felt more positive than those who did not. (2) The research focused on providing quick healthy breakfast ideas so that convenience was kept high.