We’ve all heard that eating breakfast is essential as it is the most important meal of the day. It’s true!! Breakfast is the time for you to get some food into your body, which has been fasting all night long while you were sleeping, which is how the name break-fast came to be. You Have to Eat to Lose Weight If you skip breakfast because you think it will help you lose weight, it won’t In fact, you’re creating quite the adverse effect-your body thinks it’s not going to get any food so it starts to save calories instead of burning them. So speed up your body’s metabolism by eating a healthy breakfast! Children Need Their Nutrients Children are still growing, making eating a nutritious breakfast even more important. Not only their bodies need the vitamins and minerals from eating healthy foods, their brain relies on the glucose in foods to function properly. Breakfast Benefits • You’re giving your body the fuel it needs to get started for the day. • Improved concentration. More alert. • More stamina and energy to get you through the day. • Helps to lower your cholesterol level. • Can reduce your risk of heart disease. • Helps to control your weight.