eating breakfast persuasive speech

891 words 4 pages
Topic: Eating a Good Breakfast

Audience Analysis: At least half of the class skips breakfast 1-2 days a week. Therefore, I will not only focus on why breakfast is so important, and the positive results from eating breakfast, but also the negative effects from not eating breakfast in the morning.

General Purpose: To persuade the audience.
Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience that eating breakfast is important to good health.

Thesis: Starting off your day with a good healthy breakfast helps you maintain a healthy body weight and to be more productive throughout your day.

INTRODUCTION (Question of Value)
Have you ever asked yourself “ why can’t I lose weight?” How do I get rid of this three inch spare tire around my
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Barnabas Hospital in New York City. "Breakfast skippers replace calories during the day with mindless nibbling, bingeing at lunch and dinner. They set themselves up for failure."
Susan Derrington used to think that skipping breakfast would help her lose weight…. Little did she know that by skipping breakfast she was overeating and putting more calories in her body, which made her put on weight. (Narrative) (Pathos)

Eating breakfast is beneficial.

Psychological effects of eating a good breakfast include decreasing mental fatigue and depression.
According to Prevention: Automatic Weight Loss in 1996 Bonnie Spring PhD, professor of psychology at the University of Health Science says “people who skip breakfast get tired and irritable easily.” So with that result people tend to grab something sugary to boost their mood. However, over taking sugar will only make energy increase for a while then drops rapidly and it doesn’t really help.

In conclusion, I would like to review the following things we have discussed about eating breakfast. (Signal end) First I told you about the metabolic benefits of eating breakfast, second, by explaining how breakfast aids in weight loss, and third, by discussing some overall psychological advantages of eating a good breakfast. (Summarize key points)

There are many reasons not to eat a healthy breakfast, but none of them contribute to a better sense of


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