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Build a Better Breakfast for Optimal Performance

 

–Shawn Hueglin, PhD, RD, CSSD, a sport dietitian with the United States Olympic Committee

Breakfast is often said to be the most important meal of the day because it’s the first opportunity to refuel your body after an overnight fast. Not only does it replenish nutrients in the body, it also sets the course for meal timing and raises energy levels for the rest of the day. A balanced breakfast rich in carbohydrates and proteins regulates appetite and helps you feel satisfied, putting you on track to reach your fueling and nutrition goals…