The Ultimate Healthy Breakfast Quiz
by Staff
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Eating a healthy and well-balanced breakfast can help decrease your risk of heart disease, diabetes and even cancer, and is an essential part of an effective weight loss plan. Ready to do away with hash browns and sugary cereals? Take this quiz and find out how your can eat a healthier breakfast.

What percentage of American teenage girls skip breakfast?

  • 25 percent
  • 50 percent
  • 75 percent

If you skip breakfast, you are more likely to:

  • binge on unhealthy foods
  • snack throughout the whole day
  • both of the above

What percentage of people who have lost 30 pounds or more eat breakfast most mornings?

  • 75 percent
  • 85 percent
  • 90 percent

Eating breakfast:

  • slows down your metabolism
  • increases your metabolism
  • increases your sympathetic nervous system

A healthy breakfast should include:

  • lean protein and complex carbohydrates
  • complex carbohydrates and healthy fats
  • lean protein, complex carbohydrates and healthy fats

What are healthy on-the-go breakfast options?

  • fiber-rich muffins or homemade granola
  • cut fresh fruit or whole-grain sandwiches
  • either of the above

Why do eggs have a bad reputation as an unhealthy breakfast choice?

  • high in cholesterol
  • low in nutritional value
  • both of the above

If you have high cholesterol, cardiovascular disease or diabetes you likely:

  • can only eat one egg yolk a day
  • can only eat two eggs yolks a week
  • cannot eat egg yolks

What are some health benefits of eggs?

  • low in calories and sodium
  • high in protein and choline
  • both of the above

Oatmeal can help improve which of the following health conditions?

  • high cholesterol
  • diabetes
  • both of the above

Oatmeal is rich in:

  • omega-3 fatty acids
  • potassium
  • both of the above

Which of the following is the least processed?

  • old-fashioned oatmeal
  • steel cut oatmeal
  • quick cooking oatmeal

Which of the following is a breakfast “superfood?”

  • apples
  • berries
  • bananas

Which of the following is a “superfood” not traditionally served for breakfast?

  • broccoli
  • garlic
  • both of the above

Why are some smoothies unhealthy?

  • too many calories
  • too much sugar
  • both of the above

What are some healthy ingredients for smoothies?

  • yogurt and berries
  • soymilk and juice
  • either of the above

How many calories are in one cup of black coffee?

  • almost none
  • 50 calories
  • 100 calories

How much fiber should be included in your breakfast every morning?

  • two grams
  • five grams
  • eight grams

What are good sources of fiber for breakfast?

  • breakfast cereals and fruit
  • vegetables and whole grains
  • both of the above

What are good sources of protein for breakfast?

  • nuts and eggs
  • whole grains and low-fat dairy
  • both of the above