2 Foods You Should Really Be Eating at Breakfast (and Probably Aren’t)
Is Protein An Important Part of a Healthy Breakfast?
Protein is an important part of a healthy breakfast—protein provides staying power to keep hunger at bay until lunch. A little bit of protein at breakfast in the form of milk, yogurt, an egg or peanut butter, for example, is a good idea, but you don’t need to overly focus on it. We tend to make up for any protein we didn’t get at breakfast at lunch and dinner, and overall Americans’ daily protein intake is just fine.
But what you really want to focus on eating at breakfast are foods that most Americans don’t get enough of in our diets. And for most of us—adults and kids—that’s these two food groups: