As much as I'd love to spend my mornings simmering steel cut oatmeal or preparing a tofu scramble with spinach and sliced tomatoes, my day usually starts very early. I get up at 4:45 am, go to the gym and then I do hospital rounds.
To ensure that I start the day off right, nutritionally speaking, I prep for a smoothie at night and simply blend it up the next morning before I dash to the car.
After spending a year studying functional foods at the University of South Florida School of Medicine’s Metabolic Cardiology Program, I learned that food has predictable effects on our health.
Here's what I usually have set up in my blender before I go to bed: