Video: What is a 'complete breakfast'?

August 31, 2015
Credit: The American Chemical Society

It's the most important meal of the day. Or is it? Breakfast has been the topic of much debate.

For years, we were told to eat a complete breakfast.

But what does that even mean? Should a complete breakfast include , or should you avoid them altogether? Does any of this apply to brunch? We settle all of your concerns in our latest Reactions video.

Fire up the toaster, and watch it here:

Credit: American Chemical Society

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