My husband, Jon, can be awake for hours before he wants to eat breakfast. (Coffee-now that's another story.) I, on the other hand, want food first thing in the morning-and so does our 1 1/2-year-old son, Julian, who literally wakes up saying, "Juice! 'Nana! [banana]." We've all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day (click here for healthy breakfast ideas) and, as a nutritionist, I believe that's true. You've heard about the studies that show that kids who eat breakfast are able to focus better in school, right? Well, here's another exciting boon of breakfast: research that shows people who are most successful at losing weight-and keeping it off-tend to eat breakfast every single day.
So what should you eat for breakfast if you want to lose weight? Honestly, any nutritious morning meal is a good choice. (Aim for about 300-350 calories-try one of these breakfasts.) Part of why breakfast is so valuable in weight loss is that it sets you up for healthy eatingRead More »from What can I eat for breakfast to lose weight?