Yeah, you read that right!
Mornings just became a little more bearable after a nutritionist named Chelsey Amer stated that eating pizza for breakfast isn’t just for the severely hungover, but is actually a healthier option than a bowl of cereal.
“You may be surprised to find out that an average slice of pizza and a bowl of cereal with whole milk contain nearly the same amount of calories,” Amer explained in a report by the Chicago Tribune.
“However, pizza packs a much larger protein punch, which will keep you full and boost satiety throughout the morning.”
Pizza is almost universally-loved—long-standing pineapple on pizza debate aside—so this is definitely good news for a lot of people. Many expressed their excitement on Twitter:
This is about to change my life https://t.co/Irqm4tjXKU
— Mike Murphy (@mcwm) January 30, 2018
Leftover pizza for breakfast is an actual blessing
— Shafeeq (@Y2SHAF) January 27, 2018
See? There is still some good news in the world. Pizza is a healthier breakfast than most cereals https://t.co/GQPp5PBNMK
— Tamara Lush (@TamaraLush) January 30, 2018
Breakfast pizza is a gift from God
— Tay🦋 (@TaylorMckimmey) January 30, 2018
But before you decide to chow down on a slice every morning, here’s the catch: Amer also said that pizza isn’t a healthy food per se—just that it is a more balanced meal compared to a bowl of sugary flakes and milk. It definitely isn’t the healthiest breakfast option there is. But to that, we say:
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