A 32-year-old member asked:

Eggs or oatmeal for breakfast, which is healthier?

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Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Eggs vs Oatmeal: Oatmeal provides fiber, eggs provide protein and, unfortunately, cholesterol. A boiled egg with the yolk discarded plus some fruits, and nuts may be somewhat more healthful. The fiber is useful as well. Keeping the calorie count under control is axiomatic.
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