Is Breakfast Really The Healthiest Meal Of The Day?
Have you been wondering why breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day, and if there’s any truth in it? Keep reading to find out all you need to know.
It’s all too easy to fall into the trap of leaving the house or starting work without a proper breakfast, but is that as bad as it seems? Read the following benefits and decide for yourself.
The health benefits of eating breakfast
It positively affects our brains: Eating breakfast can boost cognitive performance, mood and energy levels throughout the day.
Kick-starts your metabolism for the day: Our metabolism is largely affected by our circadian rhythms, the sleep-wake cycle. By eating after we wake up you can burn more calories during the day.
Having a big breakfast could help aid in weight loss: In fact, it’s believed that you could burn twice as many calories eating a large breakfast rather than eating a large dinner!
Skipping breakfast is more likely to result in obesity and related chronic diseases: There is some conflicting research here, but the general trends point towards breakfast eaters having a healthier overall lifestyle.
When it’s sometimes healthy to pass of breakfast
Many people swear by intermittent fasting and its health benefits, so have a read about it here to help you make up your mind!
By Fabian Jackson
Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.