Shake up your breakfast

What does the term breakfast mean?

Breakfast is a meal eaten in the morning, the first meal of the day

3 reasons why you should eat breakfast.

1. A morning meal helps keep your blood sugar levels stable during the day.
2. A morning meal is a necessary fuel not only for your body but for the brain as well.
3. Starting your morning with breakfast will boast your metabolism.

4 Factors that could influence what we eat for breakfast.

1. Routines, people get use to following a certain pattern of eating which they normally stick to.
2. Emotions, people becoming stressed eat more food than the average amount.
3. Living situations, sometimes being poor can impact your choice of foods.
4. Marketing, advertising is everywhere always steering people off the health food choices.

A list of 10 foods typically eaten for breakfast.

1. Scrambled eggs
2. Bacon
3. Pancakes
4. Cereal
5. Waffles
6. Oatmeal
7. Toast
8. Fresh Fruit
9. bagels
10. Fresh toast

Some interesting information on breakfast.

  • The average person sits down to breakfast at 7.31am during the week and 8.28 am at the weekend.
  • The nation’s favourite breakfast is a cooked breakfast.
  • The breakfast foods we are most likely to eat during the week are wholegrain cereal, followed by toast with spread and then porridge.
  • The most popular place to eat breakfast is at home at the table, either alone or with other members of the household, followed by on the sofa.
  • Taste, speed, filling, quick to prepare and health, are the most important factors when it comes to breakfast.
  • There is a growing trend for eating breakfast out of the home.