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Eggs and sausage vs. healthier eggs and fruit breakfast
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Many people's idea of a traditional breakfast is eggs, sausage and white toast, which leaves little room for fruits, vegetables or whole grains. It can also add up to a lot of calories — the version shown on the left is around 750 calories.

The breakfast pictured on the right is lower in calories at around 400, and it's a great illustration of the plate method. Half of the plate is fruit, one-fourth is protein and the remaining fourth is whole grain.

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