When it comes to the first meal of the day, give your little one a healthy start with a breakfast packed with nutritious whole grains.
Mums and dads, our energy stores need some refueling after a good night’s sleep. Yet to many of us, having breakfast may seem like a hurdle in our hectic morning rush where we often go without a proper one.
Remember: breakfast is the most important meal of the day as it provides essential nourishment and the energy required to kick-start your day.
Just imagine what it’d be like attempting to start a car without any petrol? The day’s definitely going to be a struggle if you’re running on empty right from the start.
So, how do you best provide your family, especially your little one, with the fuel to get them up and running? Simple; with a healthy and wholesome breakfast that’s packed with energy and vital nutrients.
The ABCs of Whole Grains
A well-balanced breakfast should include the four main food groups: fruits and vegetables, meat and other protein foods (eg. tofu, eggs, lentils, beans, seafood), dairy, and grains – in particular whole grains.
While white bread and rice are the most common staples, there’s so much more to the humble whole grain due to its lifelong health benefits.
Whole grains are packed with essential nutrients like dietary fiber, antioxidants, Vitamins B and E, iron, proteins – all of which are beneficial to your child’s mind and body.
Mums and dads, doesn’t this sound like an awesome package of natural goodness?