The Pledge: Day 15 – EAT BREAKFAST

Eat Breakfast
Bodies need fuel.
Breakfast is fuel.

I have to confess, sometimes I skip breakfast.

The morning gets busy and once I start working, I forget to fuel up.  Inevitably, I crash and realize I haven’t had anything to eat. And coffee doesn’t count. I wish it did, but it just doesn’t count as a whole fuel.  So part of my pledge for a healthier, happier new year is a little breakfast.  Any suggestions?

A message from our friendly neighborhood expert…

A healthy diet should include 25-35 grams of fiber per day. Fiber helps to lower blood cholesterol, regulate blood sugar and aids in weight control. A diet adequate in fiber can improve satiety and appetite control. Start your day with a fiber-rich breakfast and include a variety of whole grains, fruit, vegetables and legumes throughout the day. Don’t forget to drink plenty of water. It helps fiber perform its important functions.

-Allison Arnett, RD, nutritionist for the Fresh 20

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