The Worst Breakfast Foods

While your brain may need a cup of coffee (or two!) to get going in the morning, your body needs something else: breakfast. When you sleep, your body’s metabolism slows down as it prepares for fasting overnight. When you wake up, it’s still in that slow mode, but a nutritious breakfast can kickstart your metabolism and provide your body with much-needed energy to tackle the day ahead.

Some classic morning meals are serious diet offenders (I’m looking at you, Pop Tarts and waffles), but other breakfast staples may not seem so unhealthy at first glance. Either way, take a look at and see if you can swap one of these 10 worst breakfast foods for a more nutritious choice.

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