Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, but you can argue that it also might be the most skipped.
Whether you make time to actually eat breakfast above and beyond just a cup of coffee is a hit or miss proposition. Plenty of people make it a point to get as much sleep as possible and spend most of their morning showering, toweling off, watching the weather or updating their Twitter feed, rather than feeding their body appropriately.
Skipping breakfast often is considered a huge misstep for a variety of reasons, whether you're talking about struggling with your weight or hitting that proverbial two o'clock crash that typically has you searching out an energy drink or caffeine of some kind.
Truthfully, breakfast earns the "most important meal" moniker if for no other reason than eating it speeds up your metabolism and helps you lose weight. That is true only if you're choosing the right foods that are up to the task.
Eating breakfast deserves better than a cookie, muffin, doughnut or foods that are high in fat and sugar. That means stacking pancakes five or 10 high and topping them with syrup and butter might bring you to a grinding stop just as much as not eating breakfast at all. You might want to go for lean proteins, but that doesn't mean you should be eating sausage and bacon until you have trouble breathing. Instead, turkey sausage or Canadian bacon would be a nice alternative but eggs truly are your best bet for protein.
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