15 Reasons to Start Eating Breakfast Today

Millions of Americans skip breakfast, but experts say it's the most important meal of the day. Here's why. (16 Photos)

Mindy Hermann on Jan 24, 2012 at 4:57PM

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15 Reasons to Start Eating Breakfast Today

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Wake Up Your Brain

To perform at your best, you need to nourish your body from top to bottom, including your brain, with a nutritious breakfast, says Leslie Bonci, M.P.H., R.D., C.S.S.D., L.D.N., director of sports nutrition at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and co-author of The Active Calorie Diet. It’s easier to concentrate and complete tasks at work and home when you’ve eaten a balanced morning meal rather than relying on coffee alone for brainpower.

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