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Nutritious Breakfast for a Good Day

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In a society were virtually every individual is busy on a daily basis, in has been generally agreed that breakfast is the most important meal to the body, helping the properly position the future of children.
Meanwhile, it has been identified that every cereals make a nutritious and filling breakfast, because breakfast cereals are high fibre when made of whole grains and contain nutrients such as iron and vitamin A when fortified.
Also, breakfast cereals when fortified with nutrients such as iron and vitamin A are good for children. Children usually like the taste of breakfast cereals and they can easily prepare by themselves.
Interesting nutrition experts are of the view that taking just a few minutes to have something to eat in the morning can make a difference to your day, adding that shaping children’s future starts from having a good breakfast.
However, despite the fact that it has been identified that life can be quite busy particularly for women, whether housewives or career women, nutrition experts are of a strong opinion that  breakfast is the most important meal of the day for both young and old alike.
While many adult and children may love to skip their breakfast, indications have emerged that eating breakfast has long term health benefit as it can reduce obesity, high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes.
Sources maintained that it is important for every child to start their day with a nutritious breakfast in order to enhance the day to day healthy living of the child.
In the words of one mum:”my children mean so much to me and I try to do my best to support them every day from morning till night. Anytime I fall short, I feel bad and worry about later effects”. These words surely mirror the thoughts of millions of other mothers who have stories to tell about real concerns and challenges.
According to nutrition experts, breakfast is the most important meal of the day for both young and old alike, and it has been said that taking just a few minutes to have something to eat in the morning can make a difference to your day.
Apart from providing us with energy, they maintained that eating a good breakfast makes it more likely for us to meet our daily nutritional needs.  Good Breakfast has various health benefits. Also, it helps to maintain an ideal body weight as those who eat breakfast are more likely to be within their ideal weight range compared with those who regularly skip breakfast.
Also, children who eat good quality breakfast have more energy, do better in school, and eat healthier throughout the day. This is why parents want children to eat well because they recognise that shaping their children’s future starts from having a good breakfast! Mothers’ joy and fulfilment comes from knowing that their present efforts and sacrifices influence what their children are now, and what they become in the future.
Skipping breakfast can make both children and adults feel tired, restless, or irritable. There is also ample research evidence that eating good quality breakfast has long term health benefit as it can reduce obesity, high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes. Missing breakfast is definitely an unhealthy habit.
Yet the good news is that all mothers, regardless of who they are, where they live or how much time they have, can take a few simple steps to begin or maintain healthy breakfast habits for their families. Some nutrition knowledge and a little creativity are just what a mother needs to accomplish this.
Experts opined that what is needed is not just any breakfast but a good quality breakfast that contains good quality ingredients that provide all the vital nutrients adequate to meet everyone’s needs for energy , growth and optimum health.
They said such breakfast is satisfying, keeps off hunger and lessens the probability of unhealthy snacking later in the day. Besides, this breakfast should be tasty so that it can help to set the tone for a pleasant day.
Everywhere families are found, it is observed that mothers of different backgrounds and from diverse circumstances try to do their best in feeding the family. They do this in spite of the tension of being pressed for time in the morning and the need to gather ingredients to prepare a good and nutritious meal. If it were possible to read the minds of many of these dedicated women one of the thoughts would be: “ I wish there was a good quality breakfast meal that does not take much effort and time – one which  I  don’t necessarily have to prepare ingredients and cook.
Breakfast is certainly the most important meal of the day. Having a good quality breakfast daily is therefore an important way to start the day with a Golden morning. The morning meal does not have to be a headache, as there are excellent resources within our local environment that we can utilize to make up nutritious golden breakfast meals that can be prepared quickly, eaten and even enjoyed before leaving for school, work or any business for the day.
Interestingly, a good breakfast gives a good start to your day and provides energy for work and play, while sources said children remain active during school and play.
Also, they maintained that when a golden start is given to your day with a nutritious breakfast, you have energy for work and play.
Also, it has equally been observed that accomplishing daily tasks and coping with the demands of feeding the family could be daunting, or even frustrating in these modern times. Yet, in the midst of these challenges, every woman wishes to provide her family with the best of nourishment throughout the day.
From the frenzied waking hours of breakfast to the hungry lunch hours, up to the evening ‘rush hour’ mealtime, every mother strives to satisfy her family with tasty and wholesome meals. However, of greatest concern is breakfast, which provides the body with fuel to start the day, after a fasting through the night while asleep.
Experts opined that apart from providing us with energy, eating a good breakfast makes it more likely for us to meet our daily nutritional needs, adding that breakfast has various health benefits.
According to Folake Samuel, Department of Human Nutrition, University of Ibadan breakfast helps to maintain an ideal body weight as those who eat breakfast are more likely to be within their ideal weight range compared with those who regularly skip breakfast.
She said, children who eat breakfast have more energy, do better in school, and eat healthier throughout the day. “This is why parents want children to eat well because they recognize that shaping their children’s future starts from having a good breakfast! Skipping breakfast can make both children and adults feel tired, restless, or irritable.
Speaking further, she said, there is also ample research evidence that eating breakfast has long term health benefit as it can reduce obesity, high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes.
Missing breakfast is definitely unhealthy habit. Yet the good news is that all mothers, regardless of who they are, where they live or how much time they have, can take a few simple steps to begin or maintain healthy breakfast habits for their families. The morning meal does not have to be a headache, as there are excellent resources within our local environment that we can utilise to make up nutritious breakfast meals that can be prepared quickly, eaten and even enjoyed before leaving for school or work. Some nutrition knowledge and a little creativity are just what a mother needs to accomplish this.

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