Breakfast is a great way to start your day!
Improved cognitive performance
Breakfast plays an important role in school performance related to cognitive function. Students will be able to focus better and their brain will have the nutrients it needs to function adequately.
Those who consume breakfast regularly, especially a breakfast high in protein, will feel full longer. This will help to avoid overeating and excessive snacking throughout the day.
Increased vitamin and mineral consumption
Consuming a balanced breakfast leads to an increase in nutrient intake helping us meet our goals for daily vitamin and mineral consumption..
When breakfast is consumed regularly, studies have shown that a higher level of wellbeing is developed.
Improvements to overall diet quality
Breakfast starts the day on the right note. This will lead to better, healthful choices throughout the day.
Oatmeal, nuts, and fruit
Eggs, toast, and an apple
Greek yogurt, berries, and granola
Eggs with sauteed veggies
Written by Colleen Wojdyla, dietetic intern