Breakfast Lovers, Steer Clear of These!

by Amanda Lanum 

Dave Zinczenko, the author of "Eat This, Not That" is always debunking food myths, or telling me why foods I love are bad for me... but then he gives great alternatives that are just as good for the taste buds and better for the body!

This morning, Dave posted his list of the 20 worst breakfast foods along with nutritional information and, of course, breakfast alternatives that are better for you.

Here's the list of 20:

20. General Mills Reese’s Puffs

19. Krispy Kreme Powdered Cake Doughnut

18. Quaker Natural Granola Oats & Honey & Raisins

17. Dunkin’ Donuts Plain Bagel with Reduced Fat Cream Cheese

16. Starbucks Blueberry Scone

15. Smoothie King Vanilla Mo’Cuccino

14. Jack in the Box Sausage Croissant

13. Jamba Juice Ideal Meal Chunky Strawberry

12. Dunkin Donuts Pumpkin Muffin

11. Hardee’s Monster Biscuit

10. Jimmy Dean Pancake and Sausage Breakfast Bowl

9. Hardee’s Loaded Breakfast Burrito

8. Bob Evans Meat Lover BoBurrito

7. IHOP Harvest Grain ‘N Nut with Warm Blueberry Compote

6. Arby’s Sausage Gravy Biscuit

5. Cinnabon Regular Caramel Pecanbun

4. Cold Stone Creamery Lotta Caramel Latte (Like It Size)

3. McDonald’s Deluxe Breakfast with margarine and Syrup

2. McDonald’s Deluxe Breakfast with margarine and Syrup

1. Bob Evans Stacked & Stuffed Caramel Banana Pecan Hotcakes


You may not be happy to find your favorite breakfast or restaurant on the list, but never fear; there is a list of alternates (at the same restaurants) that are healthier options for you! You'll also find the nutritional facts when you click the link:


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