Top 5 Reasons to Start Your Day with a Healthy Breakfast

  1. It’s nutritious— a healthy breakfast contributes important vitamins, minerals, and nutrients to your diet.
  2. Breakfast fuels your body with energy to keep you going through tough workouts.
  3. It’s brain food. A morning meal helps you concentrate and focus in class.
  4. Research suggests that students who eat breakfast perform better academically than students who don’t.1
  5. It’s delicious!

Try these quick and easy ideas:

  • Instant oatmeal topped with almonds
  • Half a whole-wheat bagel with peanut butter
  • Low-fat yogurt with fruit—watch HealthWorks show you how to make a delicious yogurt parfait.

Sources Cited:

  1. Trockel MT, Barnes MD, Egget DL. Health related variables and academic performance among first-year college students: implications for sleep and other behaviors. J Am Coll Health. 2000 Nov;49(3):125-31.

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