I decided to post this article after I invited a colleague to join me in having breakfast this morning, but she declined my offer with the excuse that she doesn’t eat breakfast because she is watching her weight. I was stunned…but trust me, by the time i was done schooling her on the importance of eating a healthy breakfast everyday, she not only joined me to have breakfast that morning, she created a daily breakfast plan for her self.
Skipping breakfast in an attempt to loose weight is a very bad idea. Those that skip breakfast can actually make weight control very difficult because they tend to eat more food than usual during their next meal time or snack on very high calorie food to stave hunger.
Breakfast has an effect on you that’s different from any other meal. Eating a healthy breakfast within 2 hours of waking can make a difference in the way you metabolize glucose or blood sugar all day. Your glucose level rises every time you eat and your pancreas produces insulin to shuttle the glucose into your cells, where it is used for energy. If you don’t bother with breakfast, the prolonged fasting might lead to a bigger than normal boost in hunger hormones, encouraging you to overeat at your next mealtime. See below more benefits of eating a healthy breakfast everyday.
” Establishing good breakfast habits in childhood and maintaining them throughout adolescence may be an important factor in reducing the prevalence of breakfast skipping and developing good eating habits that lasts a lifetime.”
There are plenty of traditional breakfast foods that taste great and are very good for you. Some healthy breakfast options include;
I have watched my life change for the best ever since I inculcated the habit of eating a healthy breakfast daily. I know my body thanks me daily for this as it provides me with enough energy to go through my day. Most times after eating breakfast, I can go the whole day without thinking about food until the next morning when I have to eat breakfast again and that is one of my secret for staying in shape and being at the top of my game all day. Start today to eat a healthy breakfast and your body will thank you for it.