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Hi, I'm Whitney! I am a middle of the pack runner who discovered the fun of triathlons in 2009. Join me in my adventures in life and training. I run with the Rush Running team and enjoy the fun that comes with such a supportive group of friends who understand what running means to me. I'm newly discovering road biking and the fun that it entails.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Making Cents of Breakfast

This week on Facebook I saw a fun Infographic from The Breakfast Project by America's Milk Processors.   The inforgraphic shows you how much of each drink you get for one quarter and what nutrients it contains. 

I am notoriously a bad breakfast eater and also a horrible milk drinker! I always got special treatment as a kid and negotiated with my mom that my glass of milk at breakfast was the milk that I would use in my cereal.  Thus I only had to have one glass of milk instead of two.  I know...horrible child especially since I wouldn't always drink the leftover milk in the bowl. 

Since then I have slightly improved my feelings towards milk.  I can handle skim milk if it is super cold or chocolate milk.  I really appreciate the information that they have provided and think an 8oz glass is quite manageable.  When I have chocolate milk in the house I have been known to have a small glass of that before heading to work.  I should work harder to switch to skim milk and getting more calcium in since sadly I am approaching my mid-30's and I want to avoid osteoporosis for sure. 

Thoughts? Do you include milk in your daily breakfast? 

Breakfast Beverages

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