A healthy break fast can prevent heart attack, stroke and sudden death. Advice on not to skip breakfast!!. And even below quote from Robert A. Heinlein is even more killing.
“One should not attend even the end of the world without a good breakfast.” – Robert A. Heinlein.
And there is a very old yet classy saying ‘ Have breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper.’.
We all are grown listening to this. But not sure how best it is understood. Still I see people skipping their breakfast in the morning.
A heart friendly advice to those, who always skip breakfast, you should stop that habit now!
Why breakfast is important?
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. it provides the burst of energy that is required for the day. When we start working without our breakfast and do lunch straight away, then half day is almost gone and your body did not get its first boost. So a healthy breahfast is very important. Studies and research have confirms that skipping breakfast can invite heart attack and stroke.Not only heart, it helps other body organs to keep functioning properly.
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Why heart attack occurs more during morning hours?
Frequency of stroke, heart attack and sudden death peaks between 6:00 a.m. and noon. And more specifically between 8:00 a.m. and 10.00 a.m. Now question is why frequency of heart attack is higher in the early hours of the day. What mechanism within the body playing important role in occurring or preventing the heart attach in early morning hours.Answer to the question is ‘the platelets’. These are the tiny elements in the blood that keep us from bleeding to death if we get a cut. These can clump together inside our arteries due to cholesterol or plaque buildup in the artery lining. In the morning hours, platelets become the most activated and tend to form these internal blood clots at the highest frequency.
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How A healthy break fast can prevent heart attack or stroke?
Eating even a very light breakfast can prevent the morning platelet activation that is associated with heart attacks and strokes. Studies performed at Memorial University in St. Johns found that eating a light and very low-fat breakfast was critical in modifying the morning platelet activation.
It is Important to change your lifestyle immediately
“I know family comes first, but shouldn’t that mean after breakfast?”– Jeff Lindsay
If you are habitual of skipping breakfast, I hope after reading this post, you will change this habit immediately. I want you to take this oath with me “I, for sure, will not skip breakfast and will not allow my family members to skip breakfast ever.”
Plan a breakfast
Planning plays a important role in our life. I know, you make plans for everything. In similar way you can plan your breakfast as well. This will help you to be punctual with your breakfast and will also add variety. Develop a simple plan to eat cereal, such as oatmeal, Corn Flakes, along with six ounces of grape juice or orange juice, and perhaps a piece of fruit. This simple plan will keep your platelets from sticking together, keep blood clots from forming and perhaps head off a potential Heart Attack or stroke.
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Over to you
Remember this for your life – A healthy break fast can prevent heart attack. spread awareness among your family members and friend. If you have something to say, you can share your views in the comments below.