The Lunch of Champions?

The Lunch of Champions?

No, once again, breakfast emerges as the most important meal for parents to focus on with their kids. Many children (and adults) still skip breakfast.

A study, published in the November 2000 issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health, found that teens who ate breakfast (at all) had much better overall nutrition than their peers, regardless of whether or not any of them took vitamins or nutritional supplements.

By the time children hit middle school or high school, parents have less and less impact over what children eat throughout the day. Encouraging them to eat a healthful breakfast puts them on a lifetime course towards improved nutrition.

Dr. Greene is the founder of (cited by the AMA as “the pioneer physician Web site”), a practicing pediatrician, father of four, & author of Raising Baby Green & Feeding Baby Green. He appears frequently in the media including such venues as the The New York Times, the TODAY Show, Good Morning America, & the Dr. Oz Show.

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