Benefits of Breakfast at School
As students prepare to start a new school year, school nutrition program staff are getting ready to serve nutritious school meals starting each day with breakfast at school! Breakfast has long been said to be the most important meal of the day because it “breaks the fast” after many hours without food from the night before until the beginning of a new day. Eating a healthy breakfast provides fuel the body needs to jumpstart the day and help a child learn. There are a multitude of benefits from eating breakfast for children, parents, and schools alike.