Our lives today are moving so quickly that sometimes we just forget to have that morning meal. Being in quarantine allowed some of us to work breakfast into our schedule while working from home, but now that we are returning to our new version of “normal” we need to remember to protect our health as well!
For starters, breakfast gets your metabolism going and provides you with the focus and energy you need to check everything off of your daily to-do list like a boss. Health experts have correlated eating breakfast with being healthier overall. Some of these benefits consist of lower levels of “bad” cholesterol, better memory, and decreased risk of diabetes, heart disease, and being overweight. While this may be due to breakfast eaters living healthier lifestyles overall, that does not change the fact that skipping breakfast is not so healthy.
A day without breakfast is like going on a blind date; it may or may not be successful. Breakfast serves as fuel to start your day, and as a chance to get in some important vitamins and nutrients from healthy foods like dairy, fruits and grains. Plus, eating breakfast helps prevent crazy cravings that lead to eating sugary and fatty unhealthy foods.
So, what should you have for breakfast? Obviously, our breakfast sandwiches are an excellent option. but if Mason Dixie goodies aren’t available to you in the moment, go for a mix of carbs and protein. Carbohydrates provide you with instant energy and protein will pick up the slack later on.