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Should I Eat That?

Hm, what’s for breakfast? Certainly in the Midwest, a ‘traditional’ breakfast of Eggs, Bacon, Toast, Orange Juice and/or Coffee sounds good to many people. It’s easy, fast and nutritious, right? You have your protein and your whole wheat toast with your ‘smart’, heart-healthy margarine, your freshly squeezed OJ with no added sugars or preservatives and your black coffee. Good to go! But wait…what if you have high cholesterol problems, or diabetes? What if consuming any kind of whole grain makes you bloat like a dirigible? What if you don’t have time to fresh squeeze your OJ every morning and what if you like your coffee fully loaded with milk and sugar added to it? Suddenly your simple, healthy breakfast has become something that requires a lot of forethought and planning. Maybe the thought of all that planning makes you throw your hands up and grab the Cocoa Pebbles to just be done with it! Deciding what to eat, how much of it to eat, when to eat it, when not to eat it and if you could be allergic to…