GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) – We know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and that’s even more important as kids head back to the classroom. Cortney Freeland, a Nutrition Outreach Specialist with United Dairy Industry of Michigan, joined Maranda in studio to talk all things breakfast.
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Eating breakfast has been linked to many benefits including increased test scores, math grades, memory, and learning. In fact, students have 17.5% higher scores on standardized math tests when they have a good breakfast. Also, those who eat breakfast attend 1.5 more days of school per year. But the facts go on… UDIM says children who eat breakfast have a lower body mass index than those who skip breakfast.
Below is a list of easy recipes to get on the daily breakfast train.