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Students with the University of Scranton's exercise science and community health education departments have Newswatch 16 tips to help keep youngsters fueled at school. Check out this clip for breakfast ideas.

Recipes for “Savva’s slamming breakfast”

 I) Banana gone nuts

1.      Whole wheat bagel

a)      Good source of fiber

b)      Excellent source of carbohydrates to keep you energized

c)      Whole wheat is also less processed

 2.      Almond Butter (2 tablespoons)

a)      Good source of protein and fiber

b)      Very high source of iron, potassium, magnesium which helps your muscles contract

c)      Excellent source Vitamin E which is a antioxidant

d)      Has a high concentrate of healthy fat

 3.      Bananas (6 slices)

a)      High source of potassium

b)      Good source of carbohydrates

c)      High in vitamin B-6 which provides energy to your body

II) Mini Frittatas

1.      8 large eggs but don’t put the yolk into to pan.

a)      Eggs are very high in protein which is good for muscle growing and recovering

 2.      ½ cup of skim milk

a)      Milk is high in calcium for your bones and protein

 3.      ¼ teaspoon of salt

 4.      4 ounces of sliced ham

a)      Ham is a good source of protein

 5.      1/3 cup of cheese

a)      Cheese is a good source of calcium as well

 6.      2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley leaves