March 5-9th is National Breakfast Week! Start the day off right by ensuring that your kids get a healthy school breakfast! Did you know that students who eat breakfast every morning score high on standardized teats and are more likely to maintain a healthy weight?
Studies show that eating school breakfst can: Lower stress levels, reduce behavioral issues, boost memory and concentration, improve hand-eye coordination, and lessen hunger throughout the day!
Skipping breakfast can throw a childs metabolism out of balance- they may feel sapped of energy and be more likely to overeat later in the day. It is important to eat breakfast within two ours of waking. If you're child doesnt want to eat first thing in the morning, make sure they get a school breakfast when they arrive! Forming good breakfast habits ensures that children continue to eat a morning meal as adults- greatly reducing their chances of weight gain, heart disease, and other health issues!