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Is your breakfast healthier than an ice cream sundae?

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Before you think you're being healthy by eating a muffin or oatmeal for breakfast, read this first. Meridan Zerner with Cooper Aerobics Center stacks up options next to an ice cream sundae.

Sundae with topping and whipped cream:
500 calories
25 grams of fat
19 grams of saturated fat
42 grams of sugar

1. Promax protein bar
- has just 13 fewer grams of sugar than the sundae
290 cals
6 g fat
3.5 sat fat
29 grams of sugar

2. Starbucks Venti Iced Tazo Green Tea Creme
- has 7 grams MORE sugar than the sundae
290 calories
5 g fat
2.5 sat fat
49 grams sugar

3. Starbucks Zucchini Walnut Muffin
- has the same calories as the sundae
490 calories
28 g fat

4. Organic poptart/toaster pastry
- has just 80 calories fewer than the sundae and 4 grams less sugar
420 calories
8 grams fat
38 grams sugar

5. Oatmeal cup
- the add-in's make this just 200 fewer calories than the sundae
Calories 290
fat - 8
sat fat- 1
sugar - 22

6. Naked "FIT" granola with skim milk 1/2 cup
- has just 200 fewer calories than the sundae and a very small volume
285 calories
4 grams fat
7. Jamba Juice Apple n Greens Fruit and Veggie Smoothie
-- has 35 more grams of sugar than the sundae
440 calories
2 g fat
77 grams sugar

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