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How Can You Make Breakfast Healthier?

April 23rd, 2013

Time Breakfast Jump Start Metabolism
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When it comes to making a breakfast healthier you can start with timing. Skipping breakfast robs you of energy, and waiting to eat can slow your metabolism. You should eat within an hour of waking up to jump start your metabolism.

Omega-3 DHA Eggs Healthier Breakfast
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Omega-3 helps boosts your mood, burns fat and increases your energy. Eating eggs for breakfast that contain DHA is a great way to get your Omega-3 daily dose.

Omit Butter to Make Breakfast Healthier
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Omit Butter

Omitting butter from your breakfast can significantly reduce your cholesterol levels. Try using a healthier spread, instead, like Smart Balance or Benecol.

Fruit for a Healthier Breakfast
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Add fruit to your morning routine. You will enjoy the benefits of antioxidants, vitamin C, and fiber. Try to omit that large glass of orange juice, which is usually packed with calories — unless it’s fresh squeezed.

Fresh Veggies Make Breakfast Healthier
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Fresh vegetables are another great way to make your breakfast healthier. Veggies, along with fruits, protect against many ailments, like heart problems and cancers. You need at least five servings a day of fruit and veggies, so eating them at breakfast gives you a head start!

No Sugary Cereals For a healthy Breakfast
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Avoid Sugary and Carb-Packed Quickies

Eating sugary cereals and carb-packed items, like bagels and muffins, when you are in a hurry is not a great breakfast idea. Loading up on these types of foods causes gives you a quick sugar high that drops quickly, leaving you sluggish the rest of the day.

Oatmeal for a Healthier Breakfast
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Eating oatmeal for breakfast has many health benefits, such as reducing your risk of heart disease. Oatmeal contains potassium, fiber, Omega-3 and other vital nutrients. Adding fresh blueberries or other fruit is a great way to flavor it.

Nuts Protein Healthier Breakfast
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Everyone needs protein, considering it is found in just about every part of your body. Adding lean meats, nuts and whole grains at breakfast is a great way to get your protein.

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