10 Reasons You Should Never Skip Breakfast

There's a reason breakfast is known as the most important meal of the day.

10 Reasons You Should Never Skip Breakfast

You might have heard that breakfast is a great way to start the day, but have you ever wondered why? Eating breakfast can help you get a jump-start on your daily nutritional needs while providing you with energy for even the busiest days. Find out more about why this meal is so important!

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It Packs a Nutritional Punch

Breakfast's powerful nutritional benefits only occur if you eat the right types of foods. Shop and cook carefully — many cereals and ready-made breakfasts are high in sugar, salt, and unhealthy fats, all of which can contribute to diabetes, obesity, and high blood pressure. Steer clear of juice (it can have as much sugar as soda!) and stick to whole grains (like oatmeal), fruits, vegetables, and healthy sources of lean protein (think: eggs or fish).

Watch: Dr. Oz Reveals How Much Sugar Is in Juice

Green Tea With Egg White Foam to Soothe Your Sore Throat

From Dr. Oz's new book on traditional Chinese medicine, "Yin Yang You" — out now!

Are you one of so many people who suffer from pain, stress and anxiety? Dr. Oz set out to help you find relief. So to fill the gaps in modern Western medicine, he looked to traditional Chinese medicine — which uses 5,000-year-old traditions to help people preserve their health and prevent sickness. These ancient secrets are what inspired his new book, "Yin Yang You," about the powerful methods you can do right at home! Click here to grab your own copy.

The book is also filled with tons of delicious recipes that are packed with nutrients for your health. Here's an easy one to get started with. This green tea has a special twist to soothe a sore throat that comes on quickly. Egg whites and sugar are whipped together to add some foam to classic green tea for a cooling and coating effect.

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