“A bachelor’s life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.” Francis Bacon
Most people these days never really care about breakfast; In fact, a lot of them skip breakfast due to busyness, carelessness, and even sleepiness! Are you one of these people? If so, this is the perfect article for you! Because skipping breakfast has surely an impact to your health. In fact, here are some unbelievable facts about eating breakfast.
1. To all those people struggling to lose weight, here’s some good news! According to the studies in “The American Journal of Epidemiology,” which includes 499 people in an observation of a year, it shows that people who do not eat breakfast were 4.5 times more relative to be obese than those people who actually eats breakfast. On other studies it appears that these people who eat breakfast also have good blood sugar levels. It is also reported in CBS news that breakfast eaters are likely to consume 100 calories lesser a day. So why suffer from not eating when eating can actually help your diet?
2. Here is better news! Did you know that eating breakfast can actually improve your concentration and memory? A study including 319 teens of ages 13-20 showed boost of short term memory after eating high energy foods in the morning. Also according to the study published in “Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine,” students who ate breakfast had higher math scores than those students who skipped breakfast. It also showed that not only were their math scores improved, but even their tardiness and absences had essentially decreased. Fascinating, isn’t it?
3. Not eating breakfast can lead you to diseases; in the book “American Journal of Clinical Nutrition,” it appeared that skipping breakfast can raise women’s risks in getting diabetes. Women who eat breakfast irregularly had more risk in developing type 2 diabetes than those women who eat breakfast every day. So if you are a person who considers health, try not skipping your breakfast for it can highly decrease risks on getting diseases.
If you are determined yet not sure what to eat for breakfast, here are some examples of a good breakfast. Oatmeal is shown to be good for people with high cholesterol level, and it can also help children in improving their memory! Eating eggs for breakfast also resulted to be connected to higher satiety and less consumption of food for the rest of the day. Lastly, studies say that drinking coffee can lessen our depression rate and lessen risks of getting some cancers and type 2 diabetes. But always remember, too much is never too good! So what are you waiting for? Eat up! And start your day with a breakfast because “One should not attend even the end of the world without a good breakfast.”
― Robert A. Heinlein, Friday