3. Peanut butter and banana
Ripal Shah, MD, clinical assistant professor at the Stanford University School of Medicine says she eats peanut butter and banana whenever she’s “on the run.” This type of breakfast is a great way to boost potassium, she points out, which is essential for balancing sodium intake. In addition, the sweet and salty combo offers a quick energy boost, keeping her full until she can take her break for a snack or lunch.
Chicago-based family medicine physician, Kavita Shanker-Patel, MD, thinks that nut butters in general are a valuable (and quick) source of protein. Dr. Shanker-Patel likes to balance that protein punch with filling, high-fiber fruits, of which bananas are a clear choice. (Here’s a list of fruits and veggies that are incredibly filling.)