Cool Stuff You Never Knew About Breakfast

by Sarah Pope MGA Affiliate linksHealthy LivingComments: 96

I am a charts, graphs and diagrams kind of gal.

I love the visual representation of data which is one reason why I was so attracted to Economics as my college major.  Those of you who have taken Economics know what I’m talking about here – charts, graphs and diagrams galore!

Because of my personal predilection for pictorial data, I really am enjoying this new trend toward colorful Infographics.

The latest infographic that really grabbed my attention was this one below that summarized all this neat information about the most important meal of the day – breakfast.

Check out this really cool infographic and share in the comments section which factoid or factoids jumped out most at you.

My personal fave is that 50% of people give more thought to their outfit for the day than their breakfast.  No wonder we have such a health crisis in this country!

Another keeper is that folks who skip breakfast have more carb cravings later in the day.  Beware that 3pm Snickers attack if you didn’t take the time for a decent breakfast my friends!

Want your kids to do well in school?  Ensuring they don’t go out the door without a decent breakfast is one of the most practical things you can do every day.  Students who eat breakfast have better grades and are more likely to get that diploma!

Hint: The Standard American Breakfast of a bowl of cold breakfast cereal topped with skim milk and a glass of store OJ is not your best choice.  For some healthy ideas based on how Traditional Cultures started their day, check out this listing of breakfast recipes.



Sarah, The Healthy Home Economist

Source:  People Who Eat Breakfast Are Smarter and Skinnier

Sarah Pope has been a Health and Nutrition Educator since 2002. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Weston A. Price Foundation.

Sarah was awarded Activist of the Year at the International Wise Traditions Conference in 2010.

Sarah earned a Bachelor of Arts (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) in Economics from Furman University and a Master’s degree in Government (Financial Management) from the University of Pennsylvania.

Mother to three healthy children, blogger, and best-selling author, she writes about the practical application of Traditional Diet and evidence-based wellness within the modern household. Her work has been featured by USA Today, The New York Times, National Review, ABC, NBC, and many others.

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