We all grew up hearing “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.”  When you have a child with an eating disorder,  every nutritious meal is vital.  That said, it all begins with breakfast. 

Start the day on the right note and follow through meal by meal, snack by snack.If breakfast gets derailed for one reason or another, retool the plan and get back on track immediately.

A good breakfast can set a great tone for the rest of the day.

Speaking of breakfast, Share Our Strength has started a No Kid Hungry campaign. Share Our Strength can connect a child in need to 10 breakfasts for a $1 donation (or 180 breakfasts for an $18 donation).  For more information on this and how you can participate, you can review program information at http://www.nokidhungry.org/.

About the Author

Joy Jacobs J.D., Ph.D.

Joy Jacobs, J.D., Ph.D., is an assistant clinical professor at UCSD School of Medicine. She is an expert in eating disorders and weight management.

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