Breakfast is important to maintain physical fitness, and improve study and work efficiency. Long-term skipping breakfast will bring a lot of harm.
1. Gain Weight
Skipping breakfast will cause a strong feeling of fasting and hunger during lunch, and you will eat too much food without knowing it, the excess energy will be converted into fat in the body. Over time, the accumulation of fat under the skin will lead to obesity.
2. Damage Women’s Appearance
For women, if you skipping breakfast, your body will use the glycogen and protein stored in the body, which will cause dry skin, wrinkles, and anemia over time, and accelerate aging.
3. The Digestive Tract Easily Gets Sick
Skipping breakfast will firstly lead to a lack of energy, and affect gastric acid secretion and bile excretion, which will weaken the function of the digestive system and induce gastritis, gallstones, and other digestive diseases.
4. Reduced Immunity
Skipping breakfast can easily lead to malnutrition, resulting in decreased immunity and susceptibility to colds, cardiovascular diseases, and other diseases.
5. Affect Study And Work
Both study and work are heavy mental tasks, and the only energy that the brain can use is the glucose in the blood, named blood sugar. If breakfast is not eaten or the quality of breakfast is poor, the blood sugar level is relatively low, and sufficient energy materials cannot be delivered to the normal work of the nervous system in time, which affects the efficiency of study and work.
6. Cause Malnutrition In Children
Children who skip breakfast have lower intakes of energy, protein, fat, carbohydrates, and certain minerals, such as calcium, iron, vitamin B2, vitamin B12, vitamin A, and folic acid throughout the day, than children who eat breakfast. The nutrients provided by breakfast are difficult to be supplemented from lunch or dinner. Skipping breakfast or poor breakfast quality is one of the main reasons for the lack of energy and nutrient intake throughout the day. In the long run, it will affect the nutritional status and growth of children.