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September is National Breakfast Month!

Posted by on Sep. 1, 2011 at 1:03 PM
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Happy National Breakfast Month! - Breakfast is the first meal of the day and did you know "The word Breakfast came about because it means breaking the fast after one has not eaten (fasted) since the night before."This holiday celebrates the many different types of Breakfast around the world.


When is National Breakfast Month? (see all Food Holidays )
National Breakfast Month is always the month of September and National Hot Breakfast Month is the month of February!  Both of these holidays are celebrated in the United States but research shows that the U.S. is not the only one who celebrates breakfast hoidays. The UK celebrates Farmhouse Breakfast Week. This is an annual campaign that emphasises the importance of eating a healthy breakfast every day. 'Think Breakfast', the theme of 2009 encourages everyone to wake up to breakfast as part of a healthy balanced diet and active lifestyle. Nutritionists agree that a healthy breakfast is essential for starting the day. see their official website at www.farmhousebreakfast.com.  Hey let's not forget about National School breakfast week either! You can find more information at the school nutrition site. See other Breakfast Holidays

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Origin of this Holiday
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day. We did find refrence that this holiday has been observed for many years and celebrated by many people-

What does this holiday celebrate?
National Breakfast Month and National Hot Breakfast Month are commemorative holidays that are used by various governments, groups and organizations to raise awareness of breakfast, commemorate a group or event, or celebrate something.

This holiday is referred to as a "National" day, as all food holidays are- However, we did not find any congressional records or presidential proclamations for this day. Even though we didn't, this is still a holiday that is publicized to celebrate.  So enjoy the day and have fun with it.

We found recognition about this holiday from:

calendar sites and personal Internet sites that blog and share information about this holiday. Many of these blogs talk about the different breakfast recipes and the many ways breakfast is enjoyed.

Fun Facts about Breakfast
  • Breakfast tells your body to stop the fast and get your motor running. Breakfast gives you energy and gets your brain to functioning.
  • Did you know that Nabisco stands for "National Biscuit Company?"
  • People who eat breakfast are less likely to over eat at Lunch time. Why? Because their body is not going through those stomach quivers that we get when we are hungary. Those quivers make us over eat.
  • Did you know that cereal was invented when colonial housewives started serving up popcorn with sugar and cream for breakfast? Read more great fun facts about cereal from the American Cereal Council.
  • People who eat breakfast usually do better at work and at school.
  • Instant coffee has been in existence since the middle of the eighteenth century.
by on Sep. 1, 2011 at 1:03 PM
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goddess99
by Michelle on Sep. 1, 2011 at 2:27 PM

I love having a big breakfast :)

Andeigh
by on Sep. 1, 2011 at 3:08 PM

yum!  I love breakfast for dinner.  Today I had apple and cinnamon oatmeal. 

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