A hearty breakfast will give you the energy to get through your day without feeling excessively hungry or sleepy. Opt for an energy-rich combo of healthy fats, fiber, whole grains and protein. Bonnie Taub-Dix, a registered dietitian in New York and author of Read It Before You Eat It, likes frozen whole grain waffles spread with almond butter.
Go ahead and pour yourself a cup (or two) of Joe. Aside from waking your brain, coffee can help you make better decisions and improve your short-term memory.