Guest Post: Lauren Mozer MPH, RDN, CD

September is right around the corner, and with summer schedules shifting back to school schedules, teens will once again fall into their busy student lives. In order to set them up for success, help your teens eat breakfast every morning.

It’s been long stated that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” but why is that? Research shows that teens who don’t eat breakfast take in fewer nutrients (such as iron, fiber, and calcium) throughout the day than their breakfast-eating peers. These nutrients are important for energy production, digestive health and bone development, and are typically not made up for at other meals. Read full post »