Why You Should Not Skip Breakfast
Imagine trying to start a car without petrol…Impossible, right??? Exactly!
That’s what happens when we try to start our day without breakfast.
As cliché as it may sound, breakfast is the most important meal which we should ensure we do not skip in order to remain healthy.
Have you ever wondered why it is called “BREAKFAST”? It is because you are actually “breaking the fast”- an overnight fast!
Here is the deal, when you wake up in the morning, the certain level of blood sugar your brain and muscles need to function properly is usually low, however, eating breakfast helps to renew it.
Different people have various reasons for perpetually skipping breakfast; some would say it is because they ran out of time, because they don’t have an appetite or because they are watching their weight and the likes. However, this should not be the case.
Skipping breakfast continually will not help you lose weight, thinking otherwise is a total misconception. Reducing your food portions might help but skipping breakfast totally would not.
There are a lot of benefits attached to eating breakfast, these are just few of them:
¶ Increased level of energy: Eating Breakfast ensures that you do not feel less energized during the day, which could possibly lead to you overeating later in the day.
¶ Breakfast improves metabolism.
¶ Breakfast also helps to improve memory and concentration level: The brain needs energy to function and breakfast provides it with this.
¶ It reduces the chances of being Overweight, having diabetes or heart diseases.
Also, it is advised by nutritionists that breakfast should be eaten within two hours of waking. Though eating breakfast is important, ensuring that it contains essential nutrients is also important. There are also dietary supplements one can take to aid in the nutrients the body gets.