Healthy Tip of the Week: How Food Can Help Your Children Concentrate!
Children who eat breakfast perform better in school than breakfast skippers. Breakfast eaters have more energy, greater concentration and perform better on school tests than kids who skip breakfast. A child’s overall nutrition improves when they eat breakfast. Children who eat breakfast are less likely to overeat or snack on fatty, sugary foods.
A balanced breakfast is the key to supplying your child’s body with the fuel it needs to keep going throughout the day. A combination of protein and carbohydrates help maintain the blood sugar and ward off hunger.
Some healthy breakfast ideas are, a mini bagel with a hard-boiled egg and orange juice, or low fat yogurt with berries and whole grain cereal with low fat milk and a sliced banana.