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Johnson County Westside School District
1535 Rabbit Hill Rd
Hartman, Arkansas 72840
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Phone: 479-497-1991
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Top 10 Reasons to Eat Breakfast at School

  1. Save Time in the Morning – Eating breakfast at school allows you to save time in the morning and let your kids sleep in a little bit longer.
     
  2. Healthier Kids – Research shows students who eat breakfast make less trips to the school nurse and miss fewer days of school.
     
  3. Stay Full All Day – People who skip breakfast are more likely to eat extra calories throughout the day.
     
  4. Lower Your Risk of Diabetes – According to the American Heart Association, people who eat breakfast are significantly less likely to develop diabetes than people who skip breakfast.
     
  5. Maintain a Healthy Weight – A study by the National Weight Control Registry shows that eating breakfast helps people control their weight.
     
  6. Enhanced Memory – According to experts, eating breakfast improves memory and learning.
     
  7. Improved Tests Scores – According to the USDA, eating breakfast can help improve math, reading, and standardized test scores.
     
  8. Enhanced Concentration – According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, people who eat breakfast are better able to concentrate throughout the day.
     
  9. Exercise Better – Researchers believe that people who eat breakfast have higher energy levels as well as more strength and endurance to engage in physical activity.
     
  10. Better Nutrition – Studies have also shown that kids who eat breakfast consume more vitamins, minerals, and fiber throughout the day.

 

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