Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and there is even a saying that encourages us to “eat breakfast like a king”. A proper, wholesome breakfast should keep you feeling full and give you enough energy to get through the day. On the other hand, poor breakfast choices has the opposite effect – they can load you up with calories but not enough energy. Some even hide unsuspecting culprits that would take a toll on your health in the long run.

These days, a combination of hectic lifestyles, food marketing campaigns and insufficient knowledge about nutrition have led many people to choose unhealthy breakfasts to start their morning.

Here are several popular favourite breakfasts and the unhealthy truth behind each of them.

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