10 Mother Adages: The Truth Behind Common Mom Wisdom
Written by Jenna Birch
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.
“Sit down and eat your breakfast!” You might have heard mom harp on the importance of a good meal to start your day, when you just wanted to grab two store-bought cookies and run out the door. She was right on, though. Besides fueling you to focus during the day, a healthy breakfast may also reduce the risk of heart attack later in life. The American Health Association advises getting one-fourth of your calorie needs at breakfast — and don’t feel it has to be traditional, wake-me-up foods like bacon, eggs or cereal. Grab leftovers, a sandwich or soup, if you like! Slowing down to eat regular meals together is important.