A Dozen Reasons to Eat Breakfast

A Dozen Reasons to Eat Breakfast

Though slightly biased towards eggs, these 12 tips should guide you towards choosing a healthy breakfast today!

Research shows:

1. Cognitive benefits, especially for children, like higher test scores and improved memory recall time.

2. Breakfast eaters are less likely to miss school due to an illness.

3. High quality protein foods for breakfast, like eggs, can help you feel more satisfied and energized all day.

4. Protein at breakfast – and throughout the day – promotes muscle strength and optimal function, and helps prevent muscle loss.

5. An [high protein]/egg breakfast provides a sustaining source of energy that helps you feel full longer.

6. Eggs [or other high protein foods] can help dieters lose more weight and maintain lower BMIs.

Plus:

7. Eating one egg at breakfast provides six grams of all-natural, unprocessed protein.

8. At about 15 cents each, eggs are a great value.

9. Eggs contain lots of vitamins and minerals.

10. Eggs are 70 calories each!

11. Eating nutrient-dense foods at breakfast, like eggs, fuels your body for lasting energy.

12. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!

From: IncredibleEgg.org and Reader’s Digest