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5 New Breakfast Superfoods

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By Sunny Sea Gold

You already know it's important to start your day off right. Now it's time to kick it up a notch nutritionally, with these easy ideas from Jackie Newgent, RD, author of 1,000 Low-Calorie Recipes. The best part? You don't have to change your regular morning menu. Just add these five nutrient-packed ingredients.

Flax
Sprinkle 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed in your bowl of oatmeal for brain-boosting omega-3 fats and two extra grams of fiber.

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Pistachios
Spread toast with chocolate nut spread; add chopped pistachios for cholesterol-lowering phytosterols.

Turmeric
Toss a pinch of ground turmeric into beaten eggs to add earthiness and cancer-fighting antioxidants to a veggie omelet.

Health.com: The Best Foods For Every Vitamin and Mineral

Keep reading for two more breakfast superfoods.

Hummus
Schmear half a toasted whole-grain bagel with two tablepoons hummus for a creamy topping packed with fiber and filling protein.

Berries
Top pancakes or waffles with one half-cup of mashed raspberries to get more than 20 percent of your daily vitamin C needs.

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