Research has linked eating a healthy breakfast to increased weight loss. But what you put on the plate also really matters -- another recent study found that eating a large breakfast (French toast platter anyone?) can increase daily caloric intake and inhibit weight loss.
What to do? Try these tips from fitness expert Andrea Metcalf, which she offered to Better.TV -- and incorporate her other start-of-day tips to help those early morning hours work for you.
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