It's one of those mornings...You've slept through your alarm clock. You've got to get ready for work. You've got an important meeting. The kids have to catch the bus in five minutes. No one is up! No one has had breakfast.  What do you do?

I know skipping breakfast is a big no no. So what kind of emergency food supply can you have ready for those days that are challenging?

WHAT HAPPENS TO YOU WHEN YOU SKIP BREAKFAST?

If you regularly skip breakfast, it can lead to long term health problems that can actually be irreversible...so don't let this happen to you. Find a quick fix.

OATMEAL

Grab a quik package of oatmeal. Can you fix it once you get to work? If you can, you can set the stage all over...setting up your day for high energy and intellectual development.

EAT YOUR WHEATIES

People who eat breakfast, typically get more exercise, lose more weight and keep weight off. If you eat the right kinds of breakfast cereals, like Wheaties, you can decrease youroverall fat intake.  If you skip breakfast, you are more likely to overeat at other meals or snack to keep your energy levels going. Doing this daily can truly sabotage your diet and create weight gain.

GET IMPORTANT VITAMINS

People who eat breakfast get more calcium, fiber, zinc, iron vitamins A and C and riboflavin. They typically benefit from lower levels of cholesterol and dietary fat than those people that skip breakfast.

GET MORE ENERGY AND BE IN A BETTER MOOD

If you eat breakfast on a regular basis, you'll have more energy all day and be in a better mood. Breakfast eaters metabolize fat better and consumer fewer calories throughout the rest of the day.