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Why You Shouldn't Miss Breakfast

Why You And Your Family Shouldn't Miss Another Single Breakfast Breakfast Facts Skipping breakfast is common practice in Europe and people on average skip breakfast 20% of the time The top 3 excuses for skipping breakfast are: 13% Can't be bothered 30% Don't feel hungry 27% Don't have enough time The top 3 breakfast choices at work for men and women are: Fruit Bowl of cereal Toast 19% 11% Toast 37% Bowl of cereal 15% 15% Cooked breakfast 18% The word breakfast literally means 'breaking the fast'. After going overnight without food, energy reserves are low and your body and brain need fuel. Breakfast is the ideal time to choose wholegrain foods - a rich source of minerals, vitamins, antioxidants and dietary fibre which work together to optimise human health. 47% adults usually eat breakfast alone 47% The breakfast cereal industry in Europe is worth more €4.5 billion than €4.5 billion More than 1.1 million tonnes of breakfast cereals are produced in the EU each year The world's first breakfast cereal was created in 1863 and needed soaking overnight to be chewable. The sector includes more than 70 companies employing over 11,000 people Reasons Why You Shouldn't Skip Breakfast People who eat breakfast consume more essential nutrients, tend to be slimmer and have better concentration than those who skip breakfast! The nutrients, vitamins and minerals missed at breakfast are often not made up later in the day! Healthy cereals are the leading source of iron and B vitamins (approximately 20%) and also provide 10% of the fibre in the diet of young people! Eating a bowl of breakfast is quick and easy to prepare in the morning and will provide you with many benefits! Healthy breakfasts can give you lower cholesterol levels Breakfast can give you more strength throughout the day A study of more than 17,000 men found that those who frequently ate breakfast cereal -- both refined grain and whole-grain types -- consistently weighed less than those who rarely or never ate breakfast cereal. Healthy Breakfast Ideas A whole-wheat English muffin with low-fat cheese, A veggie omelet and a piece of whole-wheat a scrambled egg, and slice of tomato or lean ham Smoothie made with fruit and low-fat yogurt Salmon on 1/2 whole-grain bagel with light cream cheese Whole-grain cereal with fresh fruit and low-fat milk Oatmeal made with skim milk, raisins and nuts, with 4 ounces of orange juice Low-fat yogurt and a piece of fresh fruit Yogurt smoothie and breakfast bar Hard-boiled egg and a banana milk&more Sources: http://www.ceereal.eulasp2/facts_figures/1.asp?doc_id=433

Why You Shouldn't Miss Breakfast

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An interesting insight to wonderful facts about breakfasts and eating breakfast.


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