What are some well-balanced breakfasts?

Toby Smithson
Toby Smithson on behalf of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Nutrition & Dietetics
A well-balanced breakfast includes foods from at least three out of the five food groups. Whole grain breads and cereals; low-fat dairy products, and fruit are typical breakfast choices. Choosing a high-fiber cereal with low-fat milk or yogurt for breakfast has been linked to improved weight or weight loss. Studies have also shown breakfast that includes a lean protein food and a serving of whole grain may aid in weight loss.

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