You may have heard the phrase ‘breakfast is the most important meal of the day.’ Well, it’s true. It gives your body an extra boost of energy that it needs in the morning by fuelling it with the right nutrients. And, there are countless breakfast recipes that are delicious!
So, here are some reasons explaining why breakfast is so important.
Balances Blood Sugar Levels
When you have food in the morning, it helps your body break down glucose, which is better known as blood sugar. If your body can break down glucose better, it will balance your blood sugar levels. Try incorporating some fruit into your breakfast to help the process.
If you are looking to lose weight, then eating breakfast is super important. Jumpstarting your metabolism allows you to burn more calories throughout the day. When you choose not to have breakfast, your body thinks that the lack of food means it has to conserve calories rather than burn them.
Whether you work, go to school, or have a busy day ahead, a boost of energy may be needed. Eating a healthy breakfast gives your body nutrients that it can turn into energy first thing in the morning. This way, you’ll start the day more energized and productive.
Increased Focus Levels
You may find it hard to focus in the morning as you are just getting started with your day. Breakfast stimulates your brain, allowing you to focus on your work instead of being distracted by feelings of hunger. So, if you struggle to focus, make sure you eat a nutritious breakfast.
To learn more about keeping your body healthy, visit your nearest Herbal One Centre and speak to one of our nutrition counsellors.
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