Diet Challenge Tip 18: Breakfast Like a Champ

Published on January 16 2012 - 4:14 PM
Tip 18: Breakfast Like a Champ.
Tip 18: Breakfast Like a Champ.

Research shows dieters are more successful at losing weight—and keeping it off—when they eat breakfast, and repeating the same meals can help you shed pounds, says a new study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. A favorite of EatingWell’s nutrition editors? A whole-wheat English muffin topped with 1 tablespoon of peanut butter and half a banana, sliced (278 calories). Find more filling low-cal breakfasts.

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Kerri-Ann Jennings is a registered dietitian with a master's degree in nutrition from Columbia University.