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