Do I Really Need to Eat Breakfast?

April 1, 2019
Do I Really Need to Eat Breakfast?- AFC Urgent Care

We completely understand. Things can get so crazy in the morning trying to get the kids ready for school and making sure you have everything needed for work that you just completely forget to eat breakfast. However, our team at AFC Urgent Care Chattanooga wants you to remember that breakfast is the most important meal of the day for a reason.

Why Do I Need to Eat a Healthy Breakfast?

When you wake up, your body has burned all the energy from the food you ate the day before. Therefore, you are running on empty as soon as you wake up, and you need to give your body the fuel it needs to make it through the day. Eating a healthy breakfast can help you to get your body moving and energy flowing so that you can be productive and conquer the day!

Reasons Breakfast Is Important

  • Encourages healthier eating
  • Balances blood sugar levels
  • Kickstarts your metabolism
  • Boosts energy levels
  • Promotes heart health
  • Stimulates the brain

What If I Forget to Eat Breakfast?

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. If you are guilty of skipping breakfast most mornings, try to set yourself up for success by making breakfast the night before for you to be able to just grab and go. Or if you are not a huge breakfast eater, consider making a healthy smoothie or protein shake instead—just so you can be sure to start your day off right!

On-the-Go Breakfast Ideas

  • Greek yogurt parfait
  • Hard-boiled eggs
  • Nut butter and banana on whole-wheat toast
  • Berry and yogurt smoothie
  • Quinoa fruit salad
  • Avocado toast with egg
When was the last time you had a checkup? Visit our AFC Urgent Care Chattanooga location today for a wellness check.

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