Why doesn't the child want to have breakfast? Let's help him to fuel, encouraging him to this healthy habit for his psychophysical well-being. image from adobestockMany children grow up losing the healthy habit of breakfast, which however is very important. Let's see why and what to do to entice them. READ ALSO: THE IMPORTANCE OF BREAKFAST SHOWED BY SCIENCE! Does the child not want breakfast? Let's help him fuel early in the morning image from adobestockThe importance of breakfast is not to be underestimated: some studies have linked it directly to academic performance some children, as children who have fasted since the evening before would activate their metabolism later and therefore at school they would be less attentive and ready. Other related problem, according to the study of the magazine Pediatrics, would be obesity: i children who skip breakfast would in fact have a hormonal and metabolic imbalance and would tend to eat more during other meals of the day to regulate insulin. The reasons for this refusal they can be many and different. First of all we should not underestimate that for some children the awakening is slow and gradual. So maybe as soon as they wake up they need to do things calmly. Unfortunately this is not always possible, especially when we have to keep the frenetic rhythms of mom and dad. So here is a good tip: prepare as much as possible the night before - backpack, clothes and possibly the breakfast table with ready-made placemats and cups, cereal or biscuits snacks on the table so you have time to sit quietly in the morning to eat. Another problem can be our bad example: if we adults do not have the healthy habit of having breakfast, perhaps because we always go in a hurry in the morning, why should our children act in a different way? There sharing breakfast, like other meals of the day, and the good example of healthy eating will certainly stimulate our children. READ ALSO: SUMMER FOOD FOR CHILDREN FROM 0 TO 12 YEARS: 10 EXCELLENT TIPS Experts also come to our aid with a list of healthy foods with which our children should start the day: a portion of milk or yogurt, a portion of cereals - biscuits, bread, rusks, as long as they are low in sugar - a little jam or a fresh fruit, which can also be added to yogurt. If we love to do homemade desserts, we prefer those with oil instead of butter e few sugars, surely they will be healthier than industrial snacks and maybe we could get them to help us prepare them so as to encourage them to eat them the next morning for breakfast. Some children also don't like dessert. In these cases you can opt for a savory breakfast, with some ham, some bread and oil or a piece of cheese. So if you want your children to have the right energy to face the day, try to entice them to this healthy habit. READ ALSO: CHILDREN AND FEEDING: HOW MUCH DO CHILDREN USE TO DISPOSE THE SNACK? pixabay imageAnd you unimamme? How do your children eat breakfast?