Breakfast is the first meal of a day, often eaten in the early morning before the day’s work start. It is often referred to as the most important meal of the day, providing energy for the days. Eating breakfast is a nutritious way to start your day.
Did you know?
- The world’s first breakfast cereal was created in 1863 and needed to be soaked overnight to be chewable
- The world’s largest breakfast on record involved 27,854 people and took place in Germany on 29 May 2005
- One in ten children skips breakfast, which can badly limit their ability to learn.
- According to research by Quaker Oats, 25 per cent of people skip breakfast altogether.
- The ideal breakfast should be high in carbohydrates, rich in nutrients and low in fat
- The earliest known use of the word breakfast in English was in 1463.
- The most popular place to eat breakfast is at home at the table, either alone or with other members of the household, followed by on the sofa
- Fresh bread is the most commonly purchased food for breakfast
- Eating breakfast helps stabilise your blood sugar level during the day
- Kids who eat breakfast are more likely to get fiber, calcium, and other important nutrients
- Eating breakfast regularly may also help students maintain a healthy weight.
- You can eat dessert with breakfast
- Fiber and protein are the most important factors in a healthy breakfast
- Breakfast should be eaten within two hours of waking