So it may be a little late for breakfast today…

…but don’t skip it tomorrow! When dieting, people consider all too often eliminating one of the most essential meals out of their day– breakfast. According to “The Many Benefits of Breakfast” found on,

Not only does [breakfast] give you energy to start a new day, but breakfast is linked to many health benefits, including weight control and improved performance.

The article continues to explain how important the meal is for performance in the classroom, all the way to the boardroom. Regardless of age, breakfast is needed across the board. The first meal of the day can eliminate excessive snacking and over-indulgence in other meals. Of course, this meal should be equally substantial and nutritious. Even if time can’t be dedicated to preparing and eating a nice meal, there are healthy grab-and-go items to resort to. Author Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RD, LD, explains how making the right choice at breakfast can lead to healthier choices throughout the day.

Consuming lean proteins for breakfast is emphasized greatly in the online literature. A few of the suggested items include: a smoothie made with low-fat yogurt and fruit, low-fat yogurt and a piece of fresh fruit, and a yogurt smoothie with a breakfast bar. Notice a theme? Low-fat yogurt (even if it is frozen!) is one way to kick-start your day the right way!

Sincerely Yogurt® not only offers these options, but also a yogurt parfait (only available at the SouthSide Works location). Whether it’s a Mango Tango smoothie with an extra booster of protein, a cup of Original or Green Tea yogurt topped with fruit, or a made-to-order yogurt parfait with ingredients from the East End Food Co-op, why not treat yourself with something that tastes great and is just as good for you?

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