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Make your children active in choosing and preparing their breakfast. Giving a personal example from parents and explaining about the importance significantly increase the chance of this important habit to be instilled in your children. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And it really is! Eating breakfast kick starts your metabolism provides your body with essential nutrients helps maintain a healthy weight and protects you from disease. Even with the facts about how important breakfast is 30% of Americans still skip breakfast. Why? Because many people feel they don t have the time for breakfast or they don t like breakfast foods or they think that by skipping breakfast they can avoid adding extra calories to their diet and lose weight. However none of these reasons are good enough or factual enough to actually skip breakfast altogether.
By doing this we are avoiding the same type of breakfast and it also brings special interest towards breakfast!! How many times have you heard the phrase "breakfast is the most important meal of the day"? Well in this case it is not only an age-old myth but a medical truth. A Balanced breakfast can help improve your mental functioning affect your mood influence a healthy weight and reduce the risk of chronic diseases later on in life. When you skip breakfast it can act as "nutritional boomerang "and adversely affect your mental and physical state both in the short and long term. Even so about 30% of the population don t bother with breakfast (and no instant coffee does not count as breakfast). Among the most common excuses are: I don t have the time to fit in eating in the mornings I d rather save those calories I forget to eat if I eat in the morning I feel more hungry later on in the day and more.
Not only will your body burn calories more efficiently and you will have more energy by eating a good breakfast but it will boost your brainpower as well. After a long nights sleep the body has used up most of the glucose and glycogen stores that is converted to energy so these need to be replenished through the consumption of food. If you don t eat breakfast the body slows down calorie burning to conserve energy. When your metabolism slows so does the rest of your bodies functioning. You may feel tired sleepy fatigued experience headaches mental fuzziness and the inability to concentrate. By eating breakfast your energy stores will be restored and you will feed your brain the glucose it needs to fire neurons and synapses to make clear conscious decisions.