For many of us, eating breakfast can be a tedious task in the morning – particularly if it involves any sort of preparation. In fact, according to the University of Alberta Health Centre, only 12% of Canadians eat a well balanced breakfast. So how important is your breakfast? Studies continue to show that breakfast may be the most important meal of the day. Not only will eating a well balanced breakfast help fuel your body for a good start to your day but it can help reduce your risk of chronic diseases, boost your brain power and help you achieve and maintain a healthy body weight. For more information, check out this article by the University of Alberta Health Centre.