Just like eggs, oatmeal is another popular breakfast choice among doctors. In fact, Dr. Favini likes it with walnuts and chia seeds, which have plenty of healthy oils and protein, and blueberries, which are high in antioxidants. However, he often skips breakfast, because he is following an intermittent fasting program.
In order to increase the fiber intake, Jeffrey Landsman, MD, a primary care physician at Mercy Personal Physicians, Lutherville, Maryland only uses steel cut oats and adds ground flax seed and nut butter to make it even more healthy. Plus, oatmeal improves blood sugar control, relieves constipation and protects LDL cholesterol from damage.