Nutritionists say you should eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper. But most of us don’t put much thought into the most important meal of the day even when it comes to our kids. Well, we’ve got just the guide on the best and worst breakfast treats to serve up to your precious ones that will leave them healthy and happy.
High-protein meals easily tick off most of the required nutrients for growth and immunity so start your kid off on the right foot with a simple serving of hard-boiled eggs.
Sugary cereal may be a convenient breakfast, but it won’t keep your children full until lunch. Instead of high sugar cereals, look for whole grain options.
Good: Peanut Butter
Full of fibre and protein, peanut butter is a great option for breakfast. Peanut butter toast, cut into sticks, make it fun for kids to eat.
Bad: Chocolate Nut Spread
These are often made with a high amount of sugar, which spikes insulin levels quickly, leaving kids tired later on when insulin levels plummet.
Beans are high in fiber, high-protein and packed with important vitamins and minerals. Basically all that your child needs to perform at their best.
Pancakes may seem like a treat but they just full of empty calories. They’ll fill your kids up, but they may feel hungry soon after.
Sushi for breakfast? Yes, it can be done. Fish is rich in Omega-3 fats and good fats like these have been proven to improve mental alertness and hand-eye coordination.
The king of all breakfast foods isn’t actually that good for you. Like most processed foods, white bread has too much sugar, which gives your kid a rush, followed by a slump. Try wholegrain bread for a healthier option.