Healthy Breakfast before Going to School
For some parents, prepackaged food seems to be a convenient way to serve breakfast before kids leave for school, however if you take a look at the food label, prepackaged food may contain an excess of fat, sugar and salt. These foods, most of the time, carry little or no nutritional value.
There are benefits to having breakfast for everyone in the family. Studies have shown that kids’ performance at school improves after having breakfast. Test scores are higher, concentration is better, and school attendance improves. These benefits apply to adults as well, as concentration helps for a better job performance and less sick days away from work.
Selecting the right foods for breakfast provides energy for the body and the brain. Preparing breakfast should not take long if you organize the night before and keep your meals simple.
Here are quick, easy and balanced breakfast ideas to start your family on a healthier path:
It is important to have breakfast yourself; be a role model. Breakfast should not be complicated; a little bit of planning can help you and your family becomes healthier and more successful at school and work.
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