October 2012 FVT Nutrition Challenge – Eat breakfast every day this week!
You know you need to be eating breakfast every day. But for a variety of reasons, you don’t.
Maybe the thought of food early in the morning doesn’t sit well with you. Maybe you’re typically running short on time in the morning, and (think) you don’t have time to eat.
If for whatever reason(s), if you don’t consistently eat a morning meal, I’ve got three quick, easy and healthy ideas snap you out of your “no-breakfast” rut!
WHY you need to eat breakfast
First, three great reasons WHY you need to eat breakfast (according to http://www.jhsph.edu/offices-and-services/student-affairs/Breakfast):
- It provides you with nutrients and energy first thing in the morning
- Studies show that it can help maintain a healthy body weight
- If you skip breakfast, you’re likely starving by lunch time – and are more likely to make bad food choices
Three quick, easy and healthy breakfast ideas
1 corn tortilla
1 tbsp avocado
1/4 cup cottage cheese
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1 tsp almond slivers
To sum up, you know you need to be eating breakfast every day – but for a variety of reasons, you don’t.
Well – not only does breakfast provide you with nutrients and energy first thing in the morning, but if you skip breakfast, you’ll likely end up starving – and making bad food choices at lunch time.
Use the three quick and easy meal ideas in this article to get you started – and happy breakfast eating to you!
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