It is said, the breakfast of a person should be like king’s, lunch like prince’s and the dinner has to be like of a peasant. Unfortunately most people do the opposite. They take a light breakfast, eats average in lunch and have party style meal in dinner. It’s totally wrong, unhealthy in fact. As we start our jobs and others from morning, we should eat as much as we can in breakfast to get enough energy to run our activities actively. At night, the time to taking rest, body doesn’t need extra energy at all. So the dinner menu should be just for filling the hunger, not more than that.
Exercise or whatever you do after leaving bed, must finish breakfast within 2 hours of waking up. Average 20-35% of total calories needed for a whole day are allocated in breakfast. And not only energy, a healthy breakfast is a vast resource of fiber, vitamin B, vitamin C, protein, iron and calcium. These are equally essential for appropriate performances of your body. Scientists say, if these are not acquired from breakfast meal, there are little chances to get these in proper portions from lunch and dinner. Fruits and vegetables contain huge amount of vitamin and fiber. So must ensure to keep a whole fruit or juice of it on table. For protein, eggs or nuts are very good sources. Can put breads, yogurt in list. By the way, long before these, drink 2 glasses of water immediate after waking up.
Lots of people are in so hurry in morning which make them starting the day without having breakfast. But be aware about the aftermath. Avoiding morning meal helps fat to increase along your hip. So if you want to look healthy, not chubby, immediately leave the habit of fasting during breakfast. Scientists say, if you start the day without eating, desire for having sugary and fatty foods increases harshly in every hour. Which will make you eat excess when you finally break your fast.
Proper and timely breakfast also keeps the glucose portion accurate in your blood, which keeps our brain active to it’s highest level. Memory sharpens, concentration increases. It has been seen in researches, kids who have their breakfast properly every morning are more active in school than who are irregular in it.
Long Term Effects
Now don’t think taking regular breakfast will only keep you fit for each individual day. This has long term effects as well. Reducing obesity, tackling high blood pressure, preventing heart diseases, controlling diabetes are some of it’s benefits. For some families, breakfast is a great opportunity for spending times together.
Having regular and healthy breakfast is a habit just like smoking. Difference is one will make you live happily, other will ensure you die poorly. So swear today, from tomorrow, you are going to have your breakfast regularly, in time and if possible, with family.