September is Better Breakfast Month 🌞. Let’s test your knowledge and see how much you know about the importance of breakfast 🤔…
1. TRUE, Breakfast has been coined “the most important meal of the day.” Eating breakfast replenishes our body with important nutrients that fuel us during our busy day. These nutrients are also important for our brain health 🧠, and help us understand and retain all the information we learn in and out of the classroom. While breakfast may not alway guarantee that A+ grade, studies have shown increased test scores in students who consume breakfast consistently as oppose non-breakfast eaters. 📝
2. C; As mentioned above, breakfast helps boost our brain power ⚡️. Studies have shown improvements in both memory and attention during the school day in consistent breakfast eaters.
3. B; while all these foods are part of a nutritious breakfast, whole-grains 🌾provides the body with fiber, B vitamins, and iron. Fiber helps maintain a healthy gut and control blood sugar & cholesterol levels. B vitamins have a lot of important functions including improving energy & memory, and stimulating the immune system. Iron is a component of red blood cells, which helps deliver oxygen throughout the body.
4. TRUE; Each food group provides a variety of essential nutrients for growth and development. Eating a combination of food groups also provides you with enough energy to get through the day.
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