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Ask A Nutritionist: Why Should Kids Eat Breakfast?

By: Megan Holdaway, RDN

  • Wednesday, February 12, 2020
  • 2 Minute Read   

Mornings are the ideal time to "break the fast" and provide children with important nutrients to nourish and fuel them for success! In this episode of Ask a Nutritionist, Maureeen Bligh, RDN, addresses why kids should eat breakfast.

Examining the advantages of consuming breakfast and the risks inherent with skipping breakfast, Bligh leans on recent studies to qualify her recommendations. Bligh also shares her personal experiences as a mother trying to balance breakfast during hectic mornings.

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Ask a Nutritionist is an educational video series developed by Dairy Council of California and hosted by registered dietitian nutritionists for educational and informational purposes only. It does not provide individualized nutrition advice and is not intended to be a substitute for recommendations made by your doctor, registered dietitian nutritionist or other health professional. Always seek the guidance of your health care professionals for any specific questions you may have regarding your health or medical condition. If you wish to seek clarification, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.


Megan Holdaway, RDN

Megan Holdaway, RDN

Megan Holdaway is a registered dietitian nutritionist and the Nutrition Science Program Manager at Dairy Council of California.

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