Planning Nutritious Meals & Snacks
The Importance of Breakfast
Breakfast is considered healthy because ...
- Breakfast refreshes your energy supply.
- Breakfast enhances mental and physical performance.
- helps control weight
- mid morning hunger.
- toaster waffle with strawberries
- ham and cheese on an English muffin with a carrot and grapefruit juice.
- a bagel and yogurt juice drink.
People who skip breakfast may not get all the nutrients that they need in the morning.
Guidelines for Smart Snacking
5 examples of healthy snacks
- Lean meat
- they are nutrition dense
- low fat
- inside the food group
- less calories
- hearty & healthy