10/11/2012 08:13 am ET | Updated Oct 11, 2012

Healthy Breakfast: Nutritious Updates To 13 Favorites

The reasons to eat breakfast abound: it could help you stay slim, it can improve concentration and performance, it could contribute to a healthier overall diet and it helps to jumpstart your metabolism in the morning.

But what should you eat for breakfast? While classic choices like a bowl full of cereal or an omelet might seem like the obvious choices, some of these picks can pack a surprising number of calories. So we turned to the experts for slimmed-down versions of your favorites. Read on for tips from Heather Bauer, R.D., founder of the website Bestowed, and Cheryl Forberg, R.D., a James Beard award-winning chef and the nutritionist for "The Biggest Loser." Then tell us, what's your healthy breakfast pick?

Healthy Breakfast Makeovers

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