As children most of us longed for the day that we flew the nest so that we could finally fulfil our dream of eating ice-cream for breakfast (and every other meal for that matter).
Of course, once that day actually came we realised that a diet comprising entirely of sugar and milk wasn't exactly the best idea – but hey, Nutella on toast provided a happy medium.
And while we might feel a little bad about starting out day on a chocolate high, all traces of guilt are usually gone by lunchtime – and rightly so.
According to foodbusinessnew.net, eating chocolate at breakfast time could actually be good thing.
Speaking about the benefits, Liz Moskow, culinary director at Sterling-Rice Group said: “Simply put, engaging with food is a conduit to engaging with the world.”
“There was a study that recently came out from Syracuse University re-touting the benefits of dark chocolate, specifically on cognitive function — abstract reasoning, memory, focus.”
“The thought was eating chocolate prepares you more for your workday, so what better part to incorporate dark chocolate into your meal than breakfast?”
“The thought was eating chocolate prepares you more for your workday, so what better day part to incorporate dark chocolate into your meal than breakfast?”
And get this – not only is dessert for breakfast not nearly as bad as for us as we were led to believe, but it could actually support weight loss when eaten in conjunction with a balanced diet.
Someone pass us the Coco Pops!