September is better breakfast month!

Quote of the Day:

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Breakfast is a big deal. I love it.

Joey Lawrence

Benefits of Breakfast

breakfast_kidsYour mother was right: Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day. Not only does it give you energy to start a new day, but breakfast is linked to many health benefits, including weight control and improved performance.

Studies show that eating a healthy breakfast (as opposed to the kind containing doughnuts) can help give you:

  • A more nutritionally complete diet, higher in nutrients, vitamins and minerals
  • Improved concentration and performance in the classroom or the boardroom
  • More strength and endurance to engage in physical activity
  • Lower cholesterol levels

Eating breakfast is important for everyone, but is especially so for children and adolescents. According to the American Dietetic Association, children who eat breakfast perform better in the classroom and on the playground, with better concentration, problem-solving skills, and eye-hand coordination.

Here are a couple of beautiful ideas for breakfast:

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A yogurt, strawberry and granola parfait.

 

 

 

 

 

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A healthy cereal with berries and almond milk!

 

 

 

Epic Breakfast Ideas!

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