Breakfast is a great way to start your day.

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Breakfast is a great way to start your day. A nutritious breakfast can provide long-lasting energy and keep you full for hours. A good breakfast menu is typically high in fiber, protein, healthy fats and micronutrients.

Some commercial breakfast foods can be high in sugar, refined carbs and additives. Instead, why not try some nutrient-dense fresh options?

Eggs make a simple, nutritious breakfast choice UFABE 

They provide protein, which is essential for muscle growth and maintenance. It can also keep you feeling full.

In a 2020 study, people who had eggs and toast for breakfast reported significantly less hunger than those who had bran cereal. Suggesting the higher protein intake — 25 grams versus 11 grams — promoted greater fullness.

The egg group also ate fewer calories at lunch, suggesting eggs support satiety. The feeling of being full — which can help with weight management.

Eggs also contain :

  • lutein and zeaxanthin in the yolk, antioxidants that appear to support eye health and may have benefits for skin, liver, eye, and cardiovascular health
  • choline, a vital nutrient for brain and liver health
  • B vitamins, including folate
  • vitamin A
  • iron, calcium, and other essential minerals

Recent research indicates that, in contrast with previous beliefs, eggs don’t raise cholesterol levels in most people, despite their high cholesterol content. In fact, there’s some evidence they may have a mild protective effect against heart disease.

Eat your eggs with other nutritious foods. Such as whole grain toast, whole fruit, or sautéed vegetables.