Eating breakfast improves health

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Toast and eggs provide a great source of nutrients in the morning. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day according to .

Breakfast is often referred to as the most important meal of the day. Well, that’s because it is.

Many people use the excuse that they “don’t have time” to eat in the morning, but that’s not a valid argument. Eating breakfast may not seem like a big deal, but skipping a meal isn’t healthy for any student.

We all know what it feels like to have everyone’s eyes stare after your stomach awkwardly growls during first mod. No one wants to sit through class focusing only on how fast they can make it to their locker and the cafeteria line. Eating breakfast not only jumpstarts your metabolism, but it provides that energy you need to get through your classes.

According to, eating breakfast in the morning improves a student’s concentration during school hours more than kids who skip the morning meal. There is no question as to whether or not eating breakfast is better for you.

Breakfast doesn’t have to be an elaborate creation that requires you to miss sleep, but a simple routine that can benefit you in the long run. If anything, eating a good meal before a test could be a first step. Not only is breakfast the most important meal of the day, but it’s also the tastiest. Bagels, muffins, fruit, yogurt: breakfast options are endless! They can be so quick and easy, and really wake you up in the morning.

To all of the breakfast skippers out there, why not give a morning meal a try. No one wants to hear you complain about being hungry if you skip breakfast. Your brain is the most important tool, so use it to its full advantage, and eat breakfast before school.


Hanna Lebuhn is a Lifestyles Editor for The Patriot and