EL Civics for ESL Students
Family Eating a Healthy Breakfast

Healthy Breakfast

by elcivics.com

Breakfast is the first meal of the day. Nutritionists recommend that we eat a healthy breakfast to give us energy throughout the day. Oatmeal, cereal, wheat toast, ham, and fresh fruit are healthy breakfast foods. Eggs are popular, but they are high in cholesterol, so we should only eat 3-4 eggs a week. Skipping breakfast is a bad habit, and it makes people feel tired. (3 pages)

Breakfast - Vegetable Omelet, English Muffin, Fruit, and Orange Juice

When do people eat breakfast?

  • People eat breakfast in the morning. It is the first meal of the day.

  • Most people eat breakfast between 5:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.


Oatmeal with Raisins, Fresh Fruit Salad, Orange Juice, and Coffee

Is oatmeal a healthy breakfast food?

  • Yes, it is.

  • Eating oatmeal reduces cholesterol.

  • High LDL cholesterol levels can cause heart disease.

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