Eating a healthy breakfast provides energy to start the day and is important for weight control. In children, a healthy breakfast is essential for proper growth and development and is linked to improved attention and learning in school. Breakfast is often thought of as the most important meal of the day, for good reason. Unfortunately, many common breakfast foods are more similar to candy and soda than a healthy meal to start the day.
I spoke with Melanie Cole on her RadioMD show, Train Your Body, about this topic back in 2015. Go ahead, check it out: Morning Nutrition: Kickstart Your Day in a Healthy Way
Melanie has a new show called Life’s Too Short, in which she shares practical, credible health information. Listen wherever you get podcasts.