How And Why We Should Be Eating More Vegetables For Breakfast

We’re here with a friendly reminder: the average person is supposed to eat two and a half to three cups of vegetables a day, according to My Plate.

For some people, that’s an easy feat. For others, hitting that goal can be little trickier. Here’s the easiest way to reach that vegetable recommendation without any trouble: start first thing in the morning.

Most American breakfast options are loaded with sugar ― like our beloved maple-syrup topped pancakes and even our breakfast cereals. And sugar, as most of us know, does not provide us with any nutritional value. In fact, it can cause or contribute to anxiety. Who wants to start the day off like that?

The American Heart Association recommends women consume no more than 100 calories daily from refined sugar, 150 calories for men. If you drink one medium Caramel Swirl Frozen Dunkin’ Coffee with Cream, which has 129g sugar, you’re already getting over 500 calories from sugar. So if you’re starting your day that way, you’re already off to a bad start.

Considering the fact that

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