Breakfast is often referred to as the meal eaten in the early mornings before undertaking the day’s work or activities.
A healthy breakfast is very important for your health and weight management, but skipping this meal is the worst option. It is also referred to as meal composed of traditional breakfast foods such as eggs, bread, oatmeal, sausage, yam, corn flakes and much more.
Taking ten minutes or less to eat breakfast would make a difference in your health, mood and looks.
Below are 5 reasons why breakfast must not be skipped:
1. Mood swings during the day:
Avoiding breakfast can have a negative impact on your mood and of course your energy. Studies have shown that those who skip breakfast have poor memory skills and high level of fatigue, that is they get tired easily.
2. Unhealthy weight:
If you skip the first meal of the day you tend to eat much more for lunch to overcompensate your body. This way you enter the viscous circle of overeating and gradually consume more calories.
Skipping breakfast is one of the worst triggers terrible headaches, which doctors refer to as migraine. So is being dehydrated. Therefore, you must ensure that you walk out of your house only after eating a light meal.
4. High risk of heart related diseases:
Studies have shown that those who have a healthy breakfast have a much lower risk of heart trouble than the ones who skip it. Skipping breakfast leads to hypertension, obesity, high blood pressure and high cholesterol level which slowly and gradually develop into heart diseases.
5. High blood sugar levels:
Skipping breakfast could put you at risk of developing type 2 diabetes as it may lead to chronic insulin resistance. Studies have also shown that people who skipped breakfast have higher blood sugar levels during lunch.
NOTE: Make sure when next you are rushing out in the morning ensure to have a healthy breakfast, so as to enable you avoid unnecessary cravings all through the day.