Presentation on theme: "What is Breakfast ? Breakfast = first meal of the day The word Breakfast means breaking the fast."— Presentation transcript:
What is Breakfast ? Breakfast = first meal of the day The word Breakfast means breaking the fast.
Why is Breakfast important ? It provides us with energy, makes us feel happier and enables us to do better work with better concentration. Breakfast consumption is associated with: Healthy body weight Lower intakes of fat, cholesterol Higher intakes of fiber Better overall nutrient intakes
Factors why people skip Breakfast Do not feel hungry in the morning. Wake up late. Cultural. To manage weight.
Skipping Breakfast to manage weight Skipping breakfast to manage weight is not effective. People who eat breakfast in the morning will: oHoH ave lower body weight oCoC onsume less fat and cholesterol oCoC onsume a higher intake of fiber than those who skip breakfast.
Eating Breakfast Matters For Kids… School Performance: More positive attitude towards school Less likely to be tardy Less likely to miss class Improved math & reading scores Fewer reported discipline problems
Thanks to: schoolnet.gov.mt/ksi/.../The%20Importance%20of%20Breakfast.ppt www.bellinstitute.com/Breakfast.aspx Retro Circles www.oasisacademylordshill.org/.../Berries%20for%20Breakfast.ppt And Kent Community Foundation and MultiCare www.bellinstitute.com/Breakfast.aspx