Importance of breakfast for children

We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day a million times. It turns out that they might be right, especially for school aged children.

"Eating a healthy breakfast before starting the school day is linked to improved concentration, better test scores, increased energy, a higher intake of vitamins and minerals, and even a healthier body weight. Breakfast is especially important for young students whose brains use up about half of the body's energy.” SFgate

I’ve also heart that it’s a great way to help maintain a healthy weight. It seems to curve the appetite a little, allowing you to eat moderately throughout the day.

Tips:

  • Make food fun
  • Cut their food into shapes
  • Kids gummy vitamins are fun
  • If running late, at least a fruit