Breakfast Skipping is Unhealthy – Reasons You Should Never Skip Breakfast

“The beginning is the most important part of the work.” – Plato

This adage perfectly fit into the logic, ‘breakfast is the most very important part of our diet’. This is something that we kick start our day with. If you are in habit of skipping your breakfast, here are some reasons why you should not:

Break your Fast

The term ‘breakfast’ means ‘break your fast’. You have dinner at night and sleep for about 8 hours. Skipping breakfast means you stay hungry for hours together. This is dangerous for your health. Only breakfast can provide you with the kind of energy you need after being hungry overnight.

Boosts Metabolism

Did you know your blood sugar level drops down in the morning? You require food that can provide you with adequate energy to get through the morning. It is crucial to have something within 2 hours of waking up to boost metabolism.

Lose Weight

According to studies and researches, it has been proved that those who eat breakfast have a tendency to lose weight. Skipping breakfast will make you eat more during lunch and crave during the day for unhealthy snacks. This results in weight gain.

Insulin Response

Skipping meals will cause hyper insulin response that forces you to add to the calories in the long run. Health experts feel that higher level of insulin in blood as compared to the glucose level can lead to metabolic disorder and accumulation of fat.

Better Performance

If you are hungry, it is not possible for you to focus on work. This affects your overall performance. Breakfast helps you to be attentive and perform better.

Easy Calorie Burning

Having breakfast will help you burn calories early because you are hungry till lunch. This makes you hog on unhealthy food and in more quantity. And it is not easy to burn the calorie you gain in the later hours of day.

Nutrients

By having breakfast, you are introducing nutrients in your body first thing in the morning. This helps in keeping you healthy and enhances absorption of these nutrients into the body better. So have cereals, fruits, and milk in your breakfast and stay healthy.

Go Cranky

Did you know skipping breakfast can make you cranky? Studies have proved that those who skip breakfast tend to get more irritable as compared to those who have breakfast!

Important Points to Keep in Mind

Strictly avoid having dessert for breakfast. This will result in loss of blood sugar loss in body. This will make you eat more through the day.

Options

Choose your options carefully. Include whole grain cereals, breads, cereals, and fruits in your breakfast.

Understand that your body needs nutrition in breakfast and you must make sure the breakfast includes all necessary ingredients to keep you going through the day.

Have breakfast, stay happy!

Comments

Gary
Gary

I also feel it is very important to have a healthy breakfast,...but remember to have a protein to offset the complex carbohydrates for longer satisfaction...my breakfast usually consists of oatmeal with 2 tablespoons of peanut butter and a 1/2 cup of berries...


Siddhant
Siddhant

For weight loos dont ever skip your weight loss. Skipping meals will cause hyper insulin response that forces you to add to the calories in the long run. Health experts feel that higher level of insulin in blood as compared to the glucose level can lead to metabolic disorder and accumulation of fat.


Ritu
Ritu

breakfast is the most very important part of our diet. This is something that we kick start our day with. If you are in habit of skipping your breakfast then dont do it. It easily burn your fat from body. If you want to skip then you can skip your dinner as it have quite minimal chances to walk and digest food. After having dinner you normally go to sleep which is obviuosly not for health.


Madhoury (@Madhoury)
Madhoury (@Madhoury)

Holy cow.. is breakfast is so important?? I usually skip breakfast to catch my class. it seems avoiding breakfast time is over. I have learned lots of thing after reading this article. I will try my best to eat my breakfast regularly starting from next morning. Thanks for the post.


Rakesh
Rakesh

OMG.. i didnt know that.. eating breakfast can actually help us lose weight. I've been doing it the other way around, because i wake at about 9am i purposely skip breakfast and eat brunch at around 11am.. that explains why i crave so much during the afternoon.. and why im cranky every morning.. cool now i know.. thanks to this article..


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