According to a Harvard University – Massachusetts General Hospital study of children in Philadelphia and Baltimore schools, students 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 seldom ate school breakfast.
The term”breakfast” literally means to break quickly. As we all know, fasting is the action of not eating over a time period. We
May not think of it this way, but we almost quickly 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 daily.
Cereal is the number one food bought in supermarkets today. The first breakfast cereal was made in 1863 in New York with 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.
products. Fiber is found in whole grain cereals, grains or in fruits.
To biscuits, pancakes or pastries for special occasions but on a daily basis, they should be avoided along with sugary
Cereals and white breads. These foods will bring insanity 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 few hours.
Research done by the Cardiff University School of Psychology, LED BY Professor Andrew Smith has shown that eating breakfast helps children function better in college 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 children are less emotionally distressed, less tired and less anxious. The study examined 213 children from 4 – 11 years old.
The results revealed kids who start the day with cereal are:
11 percent less emotionally distressed
10 percent less likely to suffer memory and attention span difficulties, than those that have no breakfast
33 percent less likely to suffer from stomach ailments.