Many people cherish breakfast — commonly referred to as the most important meal of the day — but there are those who remain unconvinced. Whether you’re a breakfast lover or not, get ready, because September is Better Breakfast Month and we’re planning to celebrate in style. Better Breakfast Month highlights important benefits of eating a nutritious breakfast each day. Believe us, your body will thank you once you incorporate healthy, whole food sources into your diet every morning.
Better Breakfast Month - History
A study indicated that men who skipped breakfast were over 25% more likely to suffer from coronary heart disease.
Here comes Bisquick
Bisquick arrived on the scene, making it easier for busy families to enjoy pancakes any day of the week.
Just what the doctor ordered
American doctors began telling patients that eating bacon and eggs for breakfast was an important part of a healthy breakfast
Most important meal of the day
An issue of "Good Health" magazine first made the bold statement that "breakfast is the most important meal of the day."
I'll take a bowl of that
James Caleb Jackson invented Granula, the first cold cereal.
How to Observe Better Breakfast Month
1. Take a food nutrition course
Whether you prefer online learning or attending classes in person, there's a strong chance you'll be able to find an interesting course that will teach you how to prepare healthy and delicious breakfast dishes. What a perfect way to kick off Better Breakfast Month!
2. Treat yourself to breakfast out
Many restaurants offer light, nutritious breakfast options. So, while passing on the chocolate chip pancakes and cream cheese stuffed French toast may require a little willpower, we're confident you'll still be able to find an option that will satisfy nearly any craving — and will get your day off to a great start.
3. Create a meal plan
Eating a nutritious breakfast doesn't just happen on accident. For at least one week during Better Breakfast Month, make it a point to plan them out in advance. Knowing what nutritious foods you will be eating throughout the week will help to eliminate any secret sugar-packed breakfast splurges.
5 Healthy Breakfast Secrets
1. Healthy breakfast, healthy kids
Research shows that kids who eat breakfast generally have healthier weights and perform better on memory tests than those who don't.
2. We like cereal
On average, a household has four to six boxes of breakfast cereals in the cupboards at any given time
3. Germany wins
The largest breakfast ever recorded took place in Germany in 2005. Nearly 28,000 people took part.
4. Patience, please
The first breakfast cereal needed to be soaked overnight before it could be enjoyed .
5. I'll pass
In the United States, breakfast is the most forgotten meal.
Why Better Breakfast Month is Important
A. Eating a healthy breakfast helps control your weight
September's the perfect time to adopt healthy eating habits in order to avoid adding pounds during the upcoming winter months. Many studies have linked eating a nutritious breakfast to having an easier time maintaing a healthy weight. Eating delicious food to stay slim? Count us in!
B. It helps you fit in all of your daily nutrients
Dietary guidelines can be intimidating, especially when you're just relying on lunch and dinner to supply the bulk of your nutritional benefits. Eating a healthy breakfast can help you squeeze in some of those necessary vitamins and minerals which are needed to keep your body functioning at its highest possible level.
C. Breakfast is delicious
Not only does a well-rounded breakfast supply a ton of physical benefits, but it also tastes good.