A 42-year-old member asked:
What can I serve to an overweight child for breakfast?
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Dr. Bennett Werner answered
43 years experience in Cardiology
300 calories: Breakfast should be protein rich with some carbs and little fat. An egg (75 cal), 2 pieces of low cal toast (35 each), jelly (50 cal), and fruit like orange, melon, peach, pear, or apple or two - aiming for 300 calories. No hi calorie juice. Alternatively, a bowl of high fiber cereal with nonfat milk and a piece of fruit would also be <300 calories. Breakfast is a "jumpstart", shouldn't be heavy.
Answered on Mar 2, 2013
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