oatmeal breakfast

Build a Better Breakfast

How many times have you heard someone say, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day?” Here are the facts

  • Breakfast fuels your entire day
  • Absence of breakfast causes binge eating at later meals
  • A simple breakfast can meet vital micronutrients goals that otherwise wouldn’t be met
  • Common breakfast foods are high in fiber and promote digestive health
  • Eating a healthy breakfast results in an improved ability to maintain weight loss

Get your day off to a great start with these tasty, healthy and easy breakfast ideas from the Mayo Clinic:

  • Cooked oatmeal topped with almonds or dried cranberries
  • A whole-wheat pita stuffed with hard-boiled egg and a vegetable such as spinach
  • A whole-wheat tortilla filled with vegetables, salsa and low-fat shredded cheese
  • A smoothie of fruits, plain yogurt and a spoonful of wheat germ
  • A whole-wheat sandwich with lean meat and low-fat cheese, lettuce, tomato, cucumber and sweet peppers
  • French toast made with whole-wheat bread, eggs whites or an egg substitute, cinnamon and vanilla