Breakfast is well-known for being considered the most important meal of the day for its numerous health benefits. here is an abundance of healthy breakfast options for you to choose from like a slice of cantaloupe and a granola bar, or a bowl of oatmeal with a sprinkle of for flavor. Now, here is a list of the worst breakfast foods you should avoid:
Breakfast is one of those rare times where you get to eat your dessert as your entire meal, or at least part of the meal. Bear claws, Danish, cinnamon rolls, strudels, toaster pastries, muffins, turnovers and coffee cakes are just a few examples of common breakfast pastries. While all these breakfast foods easily make your mouth water, here a few reasons why they should be avoided at the breakfast table:
- High sugar content from frosting, glaze and other ingredients.
- Excessive carbohydrates that will leave you feeling hungry much sooner than a healthy helping of lean protein.
- Most are made with rich, white flour instead of whole grains.
- High fat and calorie content.
Try substituting a healthy slice of whole grain toast or an English muffin for one of these pastries to lower the risk of developing diabetes and poor cardiovascular health.
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