Breakfast Is The Most Important Meal Of The Day Essay

813 Words Nov 4th, 2015 4 Pages
For students, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It is vital for students to come to morning classes on a full stomach, so they are ready to face the challenges presented in the classroom by their teachers. Unfortunately, there are many families that are unable to provide their children with this vital meal. How are students supposed to be alert and focused, when their brain and stomachs are being deprived of important morning nutrition? Early morning high school classes for many students are not the most enjoyable. Many high school students arrive in their first class groggy, and thinking about going back to bed. When over-all energy is low in the classroom, student participation tends to be low. There is a solution to this problem: breakfast. According to the Livestrong website, children who eat breakfast have higher energy in the classroom, score higher on tests, and have improved concertation and muscle coordination (“Benefits of Students Eating Breakfast”). Mr. Breakfast.com is a website that does research on how eating breakfast effects humans. In a research that was done in 27 February 2013, done by a nonprofit organization known as “Share our Strength” they found out that “kids who eat breakfast score 17.8 percent higher on math tests than kids who don’t.” (Breakfast Research and Statistics). It would seem the most common sense thing to do, would be to make sure our students are getting the nutrition they need so the students can obtain these goals…

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