Breakfast for a child’s learning is based on evidences demonstrating mild effects of a child’s cognitive performance from laboratory based experiment studies. Even if the evidence is quite unsorted, studies demonstrate that having breakfast has a positive effect on a child’s performance particularly the child’s memory and thoughtfulness (Wesnes et al., 2003, 2012; Widenhorn-Muller et al., 2008; Cooper et al., 2011; Pivik et al., 2012). Moreover, the positive effects of breakfast to children who are malnourished are typically defined as below the normal height and weight for their age using the US National Center for Health Statistics(NCHS) reference (Pollitt et al., 2010; Cueto et al., 2009). More recent evidence compares breakfast meals that differ in Glycaemic Load (GL), Glycaemic Index (GI) or both. Positron Emission Tomography studies say that cerebral metabolic rate of glucose utilization is twice higher in children aged 4–10 years compared with adults. Maintaining higher metabolic rate or the continuous supply of energy from glucose is badly needed. Therefore, breakfast may be critical in providing energy for the morning. Breakfast is mostly skipped, around 20-30% of children and adolescents’ skips breakfast in the developed world (Deshmukh- Taskar et al., 2010; Corder et al., 2011). Despite the public and scientific trends, breakfast promotes and improves the concentration and alertness of people, Hoyland et al. (2009) they were only able to identify 45 studies on the effects of breakfast based on objectively measured cognitive performance in the years 1950-2008 based in their systematic review. Blood sugar level drops when you skip breakfast. Eating in the morning helps to restore glycogen and stabilize the levels of insulin. By disregarding and not replenishing your glucose levels in the morning you will end up feeling very starving, irritable and fatigued. These
symptoms are the first thing you’ll experience in the morning especially if you skip your morning meal (Kant, A.K. and Graubard, B.I., 2015). According to Deshmukh-Taskar, P.R., Nicklas, T.A., O'Neil, C.E., Keast, D.R., Radcliffe, J.D. and Cho, S., 2010, they said that “The relationship of breakfast skipping and type of breakfast consumption with nutrient intake and weight status in children and adolescents”. You may eat or may not eat in the morning but your metabolism slows down. Your body stocks calories when you stop eating daily in the morning hence, your body will prepare for starvation. Its effects are dizziness and fatigue because of starvation. Skipping breakfast might lead you to heart diseases. Since cholesterol gain is a factor of having heart illnesses, it is possible that you may get increased risk of atherosclerosis, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity and high cholesterol. A study of men who are not eating breakfast at a length of 16 years had heart attacks or died because of coronary heart disease (Cahill, L.E., Chiuve, S.E. and Mekary, R.A., 2014).
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