Breakfast is the most important meal of the day: when eaten correctly, it should provide the body with a quarter of the day’s energy requirements.
Breakfast provides the muscles and brain with energy: it provides the body with the nutrients it needs to carry out its daily tasks, both mental and physical. Breakfast is therefore essential for children and necessary for everyone to get the day off to a good start.
Breakfast is considered to be the most important meal of the day, as it follows a fasting period of 8 to 12 hours (at night). It must, therefore, be large enough to meet our energy needs for the first part of the day to give us the strength to last until lunch.
Thus, the absence of breakfast can manifest itself in a state of fatigue or even concentration problems, as we will see in the following point.