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6 Breakfast Superfoods (Slideshow)

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5. Coffee.

Don’t feel guilty about that morning cup of joe — coffee is actually one of the best things you can drink for your health! A major study released last year found that regular coffee drinkers were less likely to die than those who skipped the morning caffeine. Other studies have linked coffee to a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, dementia, and several forms of cancer. Coffee has also been linked to lower rates of depression, stronger cognitive ability, weight loss, and a lower risk of developing Parkinson’s. Wow!

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6. Oatmeal.

Loaded with fiber, oatmeal helps lower your cholesterol and your risk of heart disease, and keeps you full for longer than almost any other food out there! They are also a great source of antioxidants, on par with, or even better than, most fruits and vegetables. If you’re going to eat just one thing for breakfast, eat some oatmeal!

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.

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1:08PM PDT on Oct 8, 2014

Coffee and something else!

12:05PM PDT on Oct 8, 2014

I don't eat breakfast, but I love "breakfast" foods. I also adore coffee!

7:43PM PDT on Jun 19, 2014

Thanks :)

5:50PM PDT on May 22, 2014

Love the blueberries! Thank you

4:27PM PDT on May 22, 2014

My favorite breakfast, when I eat at home is a bowl of Plain Grain Instant Oatmeal with 5 whole grains. It only has 1 gram of sugar and contains: organic whole grain rolled oats, organic barley, organic wheat, organic flaxseed, organic quinoa, organic rye and evaporated sea salt (3% of daily value of Sodium). It has 12% dietary fiber and 6 grams of Protein. It also has 15% phosphorus and 15% magnesium, as well. There 160 calories in each packet. I add fresh apples, bananas, blueberries, nectarines, slivered almonds and almond sugar-free vanilla flavored milk. Top it off with Cinnamon, Nutmeg and Pumpkin Pie Spice. I also have a cup of herbal tea and a glass of O.J. (as I'm a native [and life-long] Floridian and can't kick the O.J. habit). Don't even try to convince me to break that O.J. addiction. Many people have, but I still drink it!

3:29AM PDT on Sep 6, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

9:22AM PDT on Aug 11, 2013

Thank you for sharing... I love oatmeal and it has been my breakfast superfood from childhood, thanks to my mom...

6:42AM PDT on Aug 3, 2013

all delicious

5:33AM PDT on Jul 26, 2013

Love them all!

10:32AM PDT on Jul 3, 2013

Grazie.

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