- By Jen O'Hara
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HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK
Try these quick, fun breakfast options
Don't skip breakfast, even if it's become a bore. Change it up, instead. People who eat breakfast tend to have better concentration and lower cholesterol. If you're tired of the same old cereal, try these healthy breakfasts:
1. A whole-wheat pita stuffed with hard-boiled eggs
2. Leftover vegetable pizza
3. A tortilla filled with vegetables, salsa and low-fat shredded cheese
4. A smoothie blended from exotic fruits, some low-fat yogurt and a spoonful of wheat germ
5. Whole-wheat crackers with low-fat cheese or peanut butter
Need practical advice on diet and exercise? Want creative solutions for stress and other lifestyle issues? Discover even more healthy lifestyle topics at MayoClinic.org.
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