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23 July 2012

Is your breakfast healthy?

Many people either aren't eating breakfast or they're eating unhealthy foods. Check this list of healthy breakfast choices – and see how you fare.

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Breakfast is an essential meal that refuels the body and the brain with energy and nutrients. Unfortunately, many people either aren't eating breakfast or they're eating unhealthy foods. Check this list of healthy breakfast choices – and see how you fare.

Take action:
Smoothies (should ideally include at least two fruits, oats/oatbran/fibre-rich cereal, low-fat dairy); scrambled eggs on 1-2 slices of wholewheat or low-GI toast; 175ml low-fat yoghurt, fruit cut into chunks, reduced-fat muesli; cereal (All-Bran flakes, Weetbix, Pronutro or Cornflakes), low-fat (2%) milk and a sliced banana (or one cup of fruit juice, diluted with water); cooked porridge (e.g. oats, maize porridge or Maltabella), low-fat (2%) milk and a sliced banana or mixed berries (or 1 cup of fruit juice, diluted with water). 

 
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