Make Time For Breakfast
Breakfast plays an important role in supplying body with energy it needs after long hours of sleep and to stay energised throughout the day. Hence, it is worthwhile to make effort for a wholesome breakfast to kick start your day.
It is recommended that your morning meal should provide around 20-25% of your daily energy. It should also contribute significantly to your daily nutrient intake, including carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, protein and dietary fibre.
Importance of healthy breakfast
Breakfast ideas if you only have
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