July 10, 2020 2 min read

 

We’ve always been taught that breakfast is the most important meal of the day but we also often skip it because most of us are always in a hurry every morning. With its numerous benefits to our overall health, eating breakfast should be a regular habit.


Skipping breakfast means slowing down your metabolism thus your body tends to store fats. Most people think that they can avoid the extra calories if they skip breakfast but what they do not really know is that having your morning meal decreases hunger and cravings throughout the day. It will save you from consuming more in one sitting. 


Here are the essential health benefits that breakfast can give to you:


  1. It decreases appetite by consuming high-fiber and nutrient-packed meals early in the morning thus having a balanced consumption of food for the rest of the day.

  2. You tend to eat less is somehow an addition to the first one. If you’ve consumed enough food in the morning, you are less likely to eat for the rest of the day and you can avoid more calories.

  3. Improved memory by consuming carbohydrates that are important for brain functioning. A number of studies among children have shown that those who eat breakfast tend to have better cognitive skills and concentration levels.

  4. Prevents type 2 diabetes by regularly eating a healthy balanced meal in the morning. Skipping breakfast can cause insulin resistance and people who eat breakfast regularly have decreased the risk of potentially getting it by at least 30%.  

  5. Lesser weight gain with studies showing that people who consistently have their breakfast reduced the risk of being obese and show healthier BMIs.

Whether you are after losing weight or just want to have a healthy lifestyle, it is important to keep in mind that you need to feed your body with more nutrients and just by simply having your breakfast before you do everything else. Jumpstart your day with strong metabolism and have a well-balanced daily routine.


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