Nutrition Unscrambled

What Health Professionals Eat for Breakfast

By Marcia Greenblum, MS, RD
February 10th, 2012

Seeing an article in Today’s Diet and Nutrition titled “What Nutrition Pros Eat for Breakfast”, made me think, “do health professionals eat the same as what they recommend to their patients?” The article also reminded me of a recent conversation I had with my MD.

To give my doctor credit, she is someone who follows current research and was well aware that eggs are not with heart disease and elevated serum cholesterol. However, she did agree that she noticed when she eats cereals or granola for breakfast she finds herself pretty hungry, at about 10am and needs a snack. Well, long story short, when I visited my doctor again this year for my physical I learned she now eats 2 eggs every morning for breakfast and skips her previously required 10 a.m. snack.

So are you a health professional that practices what you preach?

To see the article:

What Nutrition Pros Eat for Breakfast

Don’t skip breakfast! Nutrition professionals agree that starting your day with a nutritious meal is essential to weight management and overall health. We asked three registered dietitians to share their morning favorites to help you find the right options for your healthful lifestyle.

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Nutrition Unscrambled  is written by nutrition experts with the Egg Nutrition Center, which is funded by the American Egg Board. It is monitored and maintained by the public relations agency of record. The mission of the Egg Nutrition Center is to be a credible source of nutrition and health science information and the acknowledged leader in research and education related to eggs. For more information, click here.

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Mitch Kanter, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of the Egg Nutrition Center. For more information about
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