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Health Tip: Breakfast Is Essential

It can help kids do better in school

(HealthDay News) -- If your kids tend to head out the door without breakfast, that's a habit you'll want to change. Breakfast is an essential start to the day.

The American Academy of Pediatrics mentions these potential breakfast benefits:

  • Improved memory.
  • Improved test scores.
  • Less irritability.
  • Increased attention span.
  • Healthier body weight.
  • Improved nutrition.

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