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Why you should avoid the habit of skipping your breakfast?

Do you eat breakfast in the morning to start your day? If your answer is no, then you must change that way of life! If your answer is yes, well, congratulations, you’re doing the right thing! Last night, husband and I had a conversation about this. We discussed the importance of eating breakfast, the time we should sleep at night to wake up early in the morning to attend our breakfast and the food that are included in the meal. Is it significant? Yes, it is. Specially if you have children at home, you have to train them to eat breakfast because it matters a lot to our health and there are also many consequences that may occur if you keep skipping your breakfast.

Here are the importance of eating our breakfast daily:

  • Breakfast is the best meal of the day, but often neglected because of various personal reasons.
  • We sleep for about 8 hours or more during the night, so it’s significant to eat in the morning to fill the fasting period of a no food and water intake during the night.
  • To start the day right, you need to supply your stomach with nutrient dense foods to help your body get the alertness and energy it needs. It improves our memory and concentration levels, your brain and other organs will function well if it is fueled with essential nutrients.
  • It helps with our body’s metabolism. Therefore, it will help your body to burn more calories throughout the day.
  • Furthermore, it encourages a healthier eating habit and good attitude towards food.
  • Not only that, but it helps to balance blood sugar levels and helps you to avoid many diseases link to skipping breakfast like diabetes, obesity, heart diseases, irritability, being moody, low-energy levels, stress and poor memory.

Fill your breakfast with a meal that has a balanced food nutrients, include in your plate energy boosting foods (like rice, bread, or pasta), body building foods (like eggs, meat, fish) and body regulating foods (like fruits and vegetables). We have a different eating options on what to include in our meal, but consider to include those three food groups because they are vital in our diet.

Note: Excessive consumption of food is not good to our health and can bring a negative result or bad effects in our body. Always eat the right kind and the right amount of food.

Here are some tips in order to get into that breakfast:

  • Plan your breakfast ahead, decide what to cook and prepare for tomorrow’s meal. To avoid running out of time thinking and preparing. Do not sleep late in the evening in order for you not to skip meal, sleeping late will bring about waking up late also.
  • Sometimes this is the reason some of us tend to skip breakfast and just eat the breakfast and lunch “brunch” together.
  • Just eat a light meal at night, avoid heavy meals because it will lower your appetite in the morning when eating your breakfast.
  • Maintain and repeat every day.

Thank you for reading this post! If you have any comments or something to share regarding this topic, please don’t hesitate to leave it in the comment section…


7 thoughts on “Why you should avoid the habit of skipping your breakfast?

  1. Editor

    Great advice, thanks for sharing

    1. momsjourney

      You’re welcome! Thank you also for reading this post… God bless 😊

  2. RosalynLynn

    You are absolutely right about this. We must make it a priority to take care of ourselves. Awesome 😊

    1. momsjourney

      Hello Lynn! Thank you for reading this post and for the good comment😊💞

  3. Let's Cook

    That’s an interesting read. Breakfast are very important meal of the day. Thank you for sharing this article

    1. momsjourney

      You’re welcome!…
      Thank you also for taking time to read this post😊💞

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