sábado, 14 de mayo de 2011

Healthy breakfast

Self-study activity:
Watch this short video clip where a dietitian gives us some advice on the type of breakfast we should eat, and fill in the blanks in the transcript with the missing words.

We've got some delicious items to kick-start your morning. And Joe, you're absolutely right. We cannot (1) … breakfast. We have to eat something to (2) … our bodies for the day. First, I wanna illustrate a typical breakfast to show what we might want to avoid. While this is delicious – these eggs, hash browns, bacon and biscuits, it's really high in fat, calories and saturated fat, which can lead to (3) … … . A great alternative is a vegetable omelet. You can pick your favorite (4) … . Here, I have mushrooms, tomatoes, onions, and peppers. Be sure to use egg substitute to cook it in. You can have some sliced strawberries to go with it, and a piece of whole-grain toast.

Another really great breakfast, actually, is cereal. You wanna stay away from the (5) … cereals and try to choose whole-grain cereals that have a lot of fiber. You wanna add some low-fat or fat-free (6) … …, and top it with some fruit. Another great breakfast item is some cottage cheese. Low-fat or fat-free, with some (7) … . You could have a whole-grain bagel with some sugar-free jelly as well.

Lastly, we have some Canadian bacon. For those of you who have to have your bacon in the morning, choose Canadian bacon. It's a (8) … …, and you can have it with English muffin, some oatmeal, and (9) … some raisins on top.

And there you have some excellent, tasteful, and healthy breakfast items.

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