According to a Harvard University – Massachusetts General Hospital study of children in Philadelphia and Baltimore schools, pupils who ate school breakfast had better math grades, higher standardized test scores, decreased absences and tardiness, reduced hyperactivity and improved social relations compared to children who ate school breakfast.
The word”breakfast” literally means to break fast. As we know, fasting is the action of not eating over a time period. We
May not think of it this way, but we virtually fast while we sleep — even if we dream about food. The act of eating breakfast is literally breaking the fast!
Seventy eight percent of those people in the registry found that eating breakfast every day was an
Excellent weight control strategy along with eating a low-fat diet and exercising for an hour or more every day.
Cereal is the number one food bought in supermarkets today. The first breakfast cereal was created in 1863 in New York by a vegetarian.
So What’s a Healthy Breakfast Anyhow?
Is it sandwiches slathered in maple syrup or green eggs and ham? Well, first and foremost, a healthy breakfast should be a
Balance of carbohydrates, protein and fats. The protein can come from meat, eggs, beans or soy
To biscuits, pancakes or pastries for special occasions but on a daily basis, they should be avoided together with sugary
Cereals and white breads. These foods will bring havoc to your blood glucose level, jolting you out of the Zone. Those
Sorts of foods are digested quickly and will leave you hungry and exhausted in a just a couple of hours.
Research performed by the Cardiff University School of Psychology, LED BY Professor Andrew Smith has revealed that eating breakfast helps children function better in school than those who skip the first meal of the day. Dr. Smith says that it is
Clear that starting the day with cereal enhances psychological, cognitive and physical ability. The kids are less emotionally distressed, less tired and less anxious. The study examined 213 children from 4 – 11 years old.
The results revealed kids who begin the day with cereal are:
9 percent more alert
11 percent less emotionally distressed
33 percent less likely to suffer from stomach ailments.