7 Reasons Why Your Kids Should Eat Breakfast
Did you know many schools offer breakfast? This means fewer hectic mornings for you! Yes, you can send your child off to school knowing they can get a nutritious breakfast right there. Additionally, encouraging your child to get breakfast at school with their friends, increases their social interaction and makes breakfast time more fun. Help your child jump-start their day with school breakfast, by clicking here!
So here we go, 7 reasons to remind you why kids shouldn’t skip breakfast.
No one wants a “hangry” kid in the classroom, especially teachers. And we know you don’t want that call from the principal.
Grab N’ Go options offered at school help make sure your child gets to class on time and has fuel for the day.
Kids who eat breakfast may have more energy so they can pay attention in class!
Brain power, ‘breaks the fast’ and helps prevent smelly breath.
Skipping breakfast means kids probably will not get the calcium, Vitamin D and other important nutrients needed for growth.
It may be easier to focus when you have had a filling breakfast.
Because those mid-lesson tummy rumbles are just plain embarrassing!
As you can see eating breakfast has been linked to MANY benefits. Don’t let your kids skip, let them buy their breakfast at school before the bell!
Cootie Catchers are BACK!
Be sure to check out our new Breakfast Cootie Catcher as a resource to help promote the importance of breakfast among elementary school students.
Are you or your kids interested in learning more about nutrition or do your kids love being active? Fuel Up To Play 60 is the nation’s #1 in-school nutrition and physical activity program, and is a great opportunity for students to get involved in leading their school to a healthier lifestyle. Click here to learn more!
Did you know milk is a required component of school breakfast? Side note, three servings of dairy is the daily recommendation for children ages nine and above, and dairy can be a key component for breakfast. For instance, milk, yogurt and smoothies are perfect go-to breakfast items many kids (and you) can enjoy.
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