Breakfast is linked to a lower body mass, compared to people who skip breakfast.
Breakfast is shown to reduce a person’s risk of obesity and insulin resistance.
Breakfast is one of the proven strategies to maintaining long-term weight loss.
Breakfast is shown to improve grades and behavior among school children.
A study by Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital of children in Philadelphia and Baltimore showed that children who regularly ate breakfast had better behavior, and were less hyperactive than children who skipped breakfast.
Another study at Oxford University in London compared low Glycemic Index (GI) breakfasts to high GI breakfasts which were consumed by 9-12 year old children. The children who ate the high GI breakfasts (sugary breakfasts) tend to eat more at lunch. It is the opinion of the researchers that low GI breakfasts could be an important factor for controlling obesity in children.
A note to chronic headache sufferers: one of your major stumbling blocks to resolving your headaches is eating breakfast. Remember, breakfast means Break-the-fast! The problem with skipping breakfast is that typically your first meal is some sort of high sugar product or an artificial stimulant of some sort, like caffeine. The body’s inability to moderate your blood sugar levels is a very common cause of headaches.
Are you sabotaging yourself?
Ask yourself this question: “Why am I skipping breakfast?”
4 reasons are among the most typical answers:
I don’t have time for breakfast. (Read this eating breakfast statistics and you might reconsider your choice. )
I dont know what to eat for breakfast. (Here’s What To Eat For Breakfast ideas)
I don’t like to eat breakfast. ( Did you try eating breakfast?)
I am just plain lazy.
Which is it for you? By answering this question, and implementing a simple solution, you will be taking one giant step towards attaining your optimal health! Consider all the breakfast benefits listed above and decide to eat breakfast starting tomorrow morning.