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2 Foods You Should Really Be Eating at Breakfast (and Probably Aren’t) (Page 3)

Vegetables (and Fruits)

1. Vegetables (and Fruits)

Including produce in your breakfast is a great way to knock off a serving or two of your daily recommended “dose,” which for most Americans is 4 to 5 cups. Plus, vegetables and fruits are packed with essential vitamins and minerals (particularly vibrant-colored produce), as well as fiber, which will help to keep you feeling satisfied until lunch. It’s easier than you think to include vegetables in your breakfast: add your favorite veggies to an omelet or a strata; cook rhubarb into your oatmeal; put slices of tomato or cucumber on top of your toast or bagel with cream cheese; add sautéed spinach to an egg sandwich or eggs Benedict.

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