BENEFITS OF BREAKFAST FOR STUDENTS
There are many benefits of breakfast for children. Breakfast provides children with the energy and essential nutrients they need to concentrate on school work and learn. Studies show that breakfast provides as much as 25 percent of the recommended daily allowance for key nutrients, such as calcium, protein, vitamins A and B6, magnesium, iron and zinc.
Benefits of Breakfast
Research shows that children who eat breakfast have higher achievement scores, lower rates of absence and tardiness, and increased concentration in the classroom.
Another important benefit of breakfast for children is that establishing the healthy habit of eating breakfast early in life could stave off many adulthood health problems associated with poor diet, such as diabetes and obesity.
Furthermore, Adults who eat breakfast regularly tend to eat fewer calories, less saturated fat and cholesterol and have better overall nutritional status than breakfast skippers.