Why you Need to Eat Breakfast

January 20, 2020

We’ve always heard “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” so it’s something we do naturally.  But did you know that there are scientific reasons Why You Need to Eat Breakfast every day!

Breakfast is the most important meal to eat

What Scientists are Saying

Deep down we all know how important the first meal of the day is, it does more than set the tone for the day…it gives our body nutrients it needs to wake up.  But let’s take it a step further. According to WebMD, breakfast kick-starts your metabolism helping burn calories throughout the day. Studies have also linked eating breakfast to good health and better memory & concentration.  And if that hasn’t sold you yet, eating breakfast can also lower levels of “bad” LDL cholesterol and lower out chances of diabetes, heart disease and being overweight.  Sold!

All Breakfast is not Created Equal

Ok we know we need to eat breakfast every day, but what should we eat.  Whether you are an insurance agent or an elementary school teacher, we all live in a busy world where grabbing coffee and a muffin or bagel is the norm.  But choosing to do so, can do more damage than good.  

According to Healthline.com here are the top 12 foods you should be eating for breakfast.

  • Eggs
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Coffee
  • Oatmeal
  • Chia Seeds
  • Berries
  • Nuts
  • Green Tea
  • Protein Shake
  • Fruit
  • Flaxseeds
  • Cottage Cheese

So next time you are thinking about skipping breakfast, add some nuts and berries in a bowl of greek yogurt and enjoy all the benefits throughout the day.

Breakfast is a big part of a morning routine, read more about it in How to Start your Day for Success.

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