The most important meal of the day remains to be breakfast, even for children. However, some parents still make the mistake of allowing their kids to wake up a little later in the morning and miss breakfast before going to school. Being aware of the benefits of eating breakfast can help motivate both parents and kids to prepare and eat breakfast.
The Diet Channel shared some of the most important benefits of eating breakfast. Learning these benefits can help parents make sure that their child will not skip having breakfast before they go to school.
1. Breakfast Can Help Kids Behave Better In School
— Food Network (@FoodNetwork) April 24, 2016
One of the best benefits of eating breakfast is that it can help improve your child's behavior at school. Always remember that skipping breakfast can cause feelings of tiredness, irritability and restlessness which can result into improper behavior.
2. Higher Test Scores
Healthier pancakes? Stack up a sweet blueberry breakfast in just 30 mins. https://t.co/q2ZNzvBxU3 pic.twitter.com/9c4vh3B3qh — Tesco (@Tesco) April 24, 2016
Would you like your kids to perform better at school? Then make sure to give them a healthy breakfast every day. "A study published in 1998 in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine showed significantly higher math test scores after children ate breakfast," The Diet Channel shares.
3. Fewer Sick Days
— Alton Brown (@altonbrown) April 23, 2016
Kids who eat their breakfast are less susceptible to infections and diseases. A healthy breakfast provides essential nutrients which can help strengthen the muscles and improve the immune system.
4. Lower Risk For Obesity
breakfast, paris pic.twitter.com/NojeJkJl5f — l'art imite la vie. (@Iohlita) April 25, 2016
Preventing obesity is one of the most important benefits of eating breakfast. Having breakfast can help control your appetite throughout the day. "Breakfast skippers replace calories during the day with mindless nibbling, bingeing at lunch and dinner. They set themselves up for failure," dietitian Milton Stokes told WebMD.
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