My daughter is in the third grade, and it’s a fight to get her up in the morning. She’s often so late she misses breakfast so she can catch the bus. Will it hurt her to skip this meal?

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

Obviously, I would never suggest that breakfast, or any meal, include eggs, bacon or sausage. These are greasy, high-fat foods that slow down the digestive system and pull blood away from the brain and other organs so it can work…

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I make sure that there isn’t any candy in the house, and I only feed my children foods sweetened with honey or fruit juice. I can’t understand why they seem so fidgety.

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

“Fruit juice sweetened” foods are equally bad. The so-called “fruit juice” is really only the sugar from the fruit, refined so that the flavor, many of the nutrients, and the fiber of the fruit are removed. What’s left is plain…

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