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A toast to breakfast

Eurest | Health and wellbeing |  30 June 2016

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Start off right. Why breakfast could be the best thing that happens to you today.

Writer Robert A. Heinlein summed it up pretty well when he said: “One should not attend even the end of the world without a good breakfast.”

Heinlein’s taken it to the extreme here, but the sentiment is spot-on: breakfast is important, no matter what you’re doing that day. It has a significant, positive impact on focus and productivity, as well as general health and wellbeing.

Not to mention the fact that breakfast is the realm of some of the most delicious foods around: pancakes, bacon sandwiches, omelettes, fresh fruit and yoghurt… we could go on.

Is it really that good for you?

The short answer is, yes. It keeps us healthier and makes us more productive.

Despite this, more and more of us are skipping breakfast. Long commutes to work, an increase in overtime hours and the demands of flexible working are just some of the things which see us reaching for a swig of coffee instead of a cereal bowl in the morning.

It might be quicker, but it’s the recipe for an unhealthy workforce.

Luckily few can resist a Full English

It’s true. Even though many people don’t have time to eat before work, we enjoy going out for breakfast wherever possible. In fact, UK adults now eat out for breakfast as often as they do for dinner each month.

We enjoy more variety in the morning now too, with juices, health foods and cooked breakfast all on the rise. Plus, people find eating out for breakfast a great opportunity to socialise and relax.

Because breakfast is so good for us in so many ways, it’s important you encourage your people to make a habit of it. 

Setting you up for the day

It’s a strong case for the old saying: ‘breakfast like a king’. Knowing how important the morning meal is to employees and your organisation, make your people the toast of the business world with a good breakfast.

We provide nutritious breakfast choices, whatever time your people arrive at work. This takes the hassle out of becoming more productive, and makes breakfast meetings a breeze. A happy, healthy, more productive workforce is only a pancake stack away.

Hungry for more?

Check out our latest white paper and infographic for more information on the benefits of breakfast, five simple ways your workplace can boost productivity and how to improve employee morale.

 

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