Mind, Body & Spirit Diet Guidelines

By EatingWell Editors

Keep your energy levels up by following these guidelines from the nutrition experts at EatingWell.

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Start your day with a healthy breakfast

Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day. For a well-rounded breakfast that will power up your day, be sure to include a serving or two of whole-grains, fruit (whole fruit, rather than juice, if possible) and a high-protein food, such as low-fat yogurt or cheese or a little lean meat. The carbohydrates will kick-start your metabolism and give your brain fuel to function all morning long, and the protein will help you stay satisfied until lunchtime rolls around.

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