I admit I’ve never been a big breakfast eater. If I had it my way I’d get up, have a cup of coffee with a splash of skim milk, then another cup of coffee and be on my way. I’m just not hungry when I wake up.
However, after years of skipping breakfast, I learned the hard way that my body and mind need this significant meal. I always regret the mornings I run out the door without eating.
By 11am, I’m losing steam, cranky, scattered, and obsessing about a cheeseburger and fries for lunch.
Even though there are varying opinions on this subject, the prevailing one is that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Of course it depends on the type of breakfast you choose.
Let’s assume we all know what NOT to eat and look at some of the positive reasons why it’s important to have a healthy and nutritious breakfast: