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The importance of breakfast

The importance of breakfast

Mireia Cervera 12 August 2020

It is very common that due to the rush in the morning we go to work first thing in the morning with a single coffee, a cereal bar or simply nothing. There is a popular belief that breakfast is "the most important meal of the day." PerOr, is it really like that or is it another urban legend? Discover in this post what different studies reveal on the subject.

Didn't you have your breakfast this morning? If so, don't worry, you are not the only one. Between 10 and 30 percent of people leave their homes every morning on an empty stomach, with nothing, "bareback"! Skipping breakfast is a growing trend. But is breakfast really that important?ar? Is it so serious not to do it?

An analysis of the most recent studies that support one or another position still does not make things clear. In general they are contradictory and / or are poorly designed as they are based mainly on "andObservational xtrapolations. "There are studies that affirm that the habit of eating breakfast is related to the improvement of attention and cognitive functions.med / 23032303 # http: //www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23032303 "target =" _ blank "> studies showing that eating breakfast is associated with less obesity, reduced risk of developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease. But toAt the same time other investigations do not showThere are no benefits to having breakfast and even less, that it is the most important meal of the day. By way of example, in the US around 25% of the population does not eat breakfast , but there are no conclusive differences in levels.levels of obesity or cognitive performance in the different population studies carried out.

We depend a lot on our own biological clock. Several studies show that the highest level of hunger, in general, occurs between 19:00 and 20:00. And the lowest between 4:00 and 8:00. This could indicate that breakfast may not be as important as you think.

Ultimately, it seems that the popular belief that breakfast eating breakfast and the reduction ofsuffer illnesses, or simply improve our health or our performance.

Once you have reached this point, the most sensible thing to do is listen to your body, no one will know better than it what it needs. If you are hungry in the morning, have breakfast, and if not, do not force yourself, wait for the feeling of hunger to arrive.

That if, in theIf you are one of the people who enjoy breakfast , try this nutritious, balanced and varied meal, full of vitamins, minerals and carbohydrates to replace the glycogen stores that have been depleted lastsin the night. One or more pieces of fruit is a good option.

If you are one of those who eat breakfast , but little, nothing better than a green juice or smoothie, hydrating, quick to ingest, full of nutrients and full of energy.
If you have a light workout first thing in the morning, absolutely nothing happens if you don't have breakfast before, what is really important is that you don't lack hydration. Besides the
If the training is of high intensity te we recommend having breakfast , that if it is light, because if you eat too much it can negatively affect your physical activity.

Although there is no conclusive scientific study to show that skipping the healthy breakfast can always help you avoid unhealthy mid-morning snacks. Of course, there are many fully verified and contrasted studiesthat following a healthy diet and active lifestyle is the best preventative for chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer, heart disease and, of course, obesity.

Start the day with a good decision!ion!
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The importance of breakfast
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