Monday, 14 February 2011

Healthy Breakfast Ideas

A lot of studies and research has shown that kids

who eat breakfast perform better in school and

have a healthier diet. Eating breakfast will help

promote the proper growth and maximize school

performance as well.

Breakfast is often times a victim of the morning

time crunch. Even though you may be tempted to

skip breakfast, you can simplify your morning

routine by following these 8 tips:

1. Finish homework and pack school bags

at night.

2. Decide on what your children will

wear to school before you go to bed and locate

lost shoes for the following day.

3. In the morning, get up 15 minutes


4. Give up computer games and morning


5. Have healthy foods on hand. You

should also shop for breakfast foods with your kids

and take into account their personal preferences.

6. Set the cereal out the night before.

For younger children, fill a zippered plastic bag

with her portion, then add the milk in the


7. Allow your children to use the

microwave often, as most breakfast foods can be

prepared in under 5 minutes.

8. Allow your kids to eat in the car or

on the way to school.

There are several foods that you can eat for

breakfast, even leftovers from supper if they

are sufficient. You can eat bagels, pizza with

fruit juice, pretzels, or the normal bacon and

eggs that breakfast is known for. Most foods are

a snap to prepare, and won't take you but a

few minutes.

The next time you are in a hurry in the morning,

remember that you are probably about to skip the

most important meal of the day. If you follow the

tips above, you'll find that you have plenty of

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