Breakfast and its importance. By Denis Mladenovic. Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day?. breakfast can make or break a diet, because breakfast helps set the tone for the rest of the day.
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By Denis Mladenovic
breakfast can make or break a diet, because breakfast helps set the tone for the rest of the day.
Your body responds to not eating for hours and hours by slowing down it's metabolic rate.
By eating breakfast, you wake up your metabolism
When you skip meals, you’re so hungry by the next meal you over eat
skipping breakfast increased hunger, appeal of high-calorie foods and food intake at lunch after scanning.
Researchers have repeatedly shown that people who eat breakfast have a better chance of losing weight, and keeping it off.
Research carried out at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh has shown that eating breakfast cereal in the morning helps aid weight loss.
Studies show that people who eat breakfast are more alert and do better on tests and projects than people who skip breakfast.
Conversely, a hungry person can be apathetic, disinterested, and irritable when confronted with difficult task.
Some foods can cause a spike in blood sugar that results in a major drop soon after, causing sudden fatigue:
Donuts and Pastries
Frozen Breakfast Sandwiches
Bacon and Sausage
Look for protein without too much saturated fat. Look for whole-grain carbs. Look for low-fat dairy or soy options. Look for fiber and nutrients.
Oatmeal, flaxseed, blueberries & almonds
Fresh berries, yogurt, granola
Eating breakfast helps manage your weight
Keeps you more alert and focused
And helps maintain a fast metabolism