Ask The Expert
March 09, 2011
It's true! Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day. Eating breakfast can improve your metabolism, reduce your cravings for carbohydrates, and reduce your feeling of hunger throughout the day. These all help you to maintain a healthy weight. Eating breakfast can also improve energy, mood, and performance at school or work. So start your day off right with breakfast.
We recommend shakes that are high in protein, low in sugar, do not contain partially hydrogenated oils, and contain at least 20% of your daily requirement for essential vitamins and minerals. For a well balanced start to your day, try one of the following shakes:
These two are lactose free:
One drawback to shakes is that they tend to lack vital nutrients found only in whole foods, such as phytonutrients and fiber. For quick and easy alternatives to shakes, try one of the following well balanced breakfast combinations: