A lot of people in our community don’t see breakfast as a necessity, they just want to eat anything at any time, it’s important that henceforth we pay more attention to our breakfast.
Breakfast as generally known is the first meal taken after waking up in the morning and it should be taken important as there are health benefits of taking breakfast and there are also health effects if it’s not taken seriously.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, it should be taken seriously, it’s true most people might not just like eating that early but they have to cultivate the habit or learn to take our first meal using the breakfast time range which is from 6 am-8 am.
Due attention should be given to children especially when it comes to breakfast because they are still very young. Breakfast helps most children to be active although the day and most importantly to think fast, other children too become inactive and can’t think fast because they missed their breakfast or eat it late.
It’s also important to note that when you aren’t fasting you should take your healthy breakfast.
Listed below are 3 amazing health benefits to eating breakfast according to www.oatsovernight.com
1. Breakfast decreases appetite:-
Studies have shown that consuming breakfast first thing in the morning greatly decreases hunger and cravings throughout the day. Weird right? A lot of people skip breakfast to avoid eating extra calories. By eating a high fiber, nutrient-dense breakfast early in the morning, such as whole-wheat toast with a side of fruit, you’re less likely to be hungry throughout the day
2. You will improve your memory
Carbohydrates are essential for healthy brain functioning. By consuming high-quality whole-grain breakfast foods to start your day, you can improve your memory and concentration levels, as well as improve your mood and lower stress. Different studies amongst children have shown that kids who eat breakfast tend to have improved cognitive skills and perform better at school.
3. You can prevent type 2 diabetes
You read that right. There is significant research showing that you may be able to prevent diabetes by regularly eating a healthy breakfast. In a study conducted over a 10-year program, researchers found that people who regularly ate breakfast decreased their risk of diabetes by almost 30%. A possible explanation for this is that skipping breakfast can cause insulin resistance, which is a feature of Type 2 Diabetes.
Also, there are side effects attached to not consistent with breakfasts, some of these effects are:-
– your body is deprived of some essential nutrients.
– high risk for a disease which includes increased risk for heart attacks and hypertension.
– it affects blood sugar level.
– it affects the brain from thinking fast.
Some examples of healthy breakfast to be considered include:
– toast bread and tea.
– boiled plantain and vegetables.
– fried plantain and egg.
– oat/ pap & milk and bean cake.
– yam & egg.