All your life you have been told that ‘breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” Our world is full of known ‘facts’ like the one about breakfast – but is it true? Let’s explore if eating breakfast every morning matters and what types of benefits it has.
So, Should You Eat Breakfast Every Morning?
If you want to lead the happiest and healthiest life, you should be eating breakfast every morning. Don’t worry; we’re not going just to tell you to do something without reason so let’s explore why you should be enjoying a hot meal every morning.
What Research Says
Luckily there has been plenty of research conducted by experts, and reputable universities and health institutions that tell is the breakfast story.
Those who eat breakfast have more energy throughout their day according to WebMD. This is because eating breakfast first thing in the morning with a big glass of water kicks start your metabolism into gear. A faster and more efficient metabolism will give you greater energy and make the most out of your diet. Eating in the morning also kickstarts your brain and brings your blood sugar to normal levels to ‘wake you up.’
Speaking of that metabolism, it’s been established that an efficient metabolism helps in weight loss and encourages healthier eating habits. People who eat breakfast every morning are thinner and make healthier food choices throughout the day including more avoidance of sugary and fatty foods.
Healthier Overall Lifestyle
Researchers are unsure if breakfast is a ‘chicken before the egg’ situation. People who eat breakfast have healthier lifestyles, are less likely to be overweight, have lower levels of ‘bad’ cholesterol, get more necessary vitamins and minerals, have fewer instances of heart disease, and tend to exercise more. Whether this good health is a result of eating breakfast every morning or the type of person who eats breakfast every morning tends to lead a healthier lifestyle is not pinned down, but does it matter? If you’re eating breakfast every morning, you’re going to promote a healthier day and healthier habits for yourself.
Should you have a healthy and hearty breakfast every morning? The research says eating breakfast leads to an overall healthier lifestyle and can help a myriad of health issues. So, set your alarm for 20 minutes earlier and give yourself and your body the breakfast it deserves.
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