17th October 2019

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Can Pancakes be healthy?

Getting a good head start on your day means eating a healthy breakfast, but with so many choices, finding smart choices can be confusing. Pancakes are a hearty option, providing a high quantity of carbohydrates and a range of vitamins and minerals, but pancakes are relatively high in fat, calories and sodium.

Also asked, are crepes better for you than pancakes?

A crepe with a 10-inch diameter contains 90 calories, which is just 4.5 percent of the daily suggested intake of 2,000. Crepes are lower in calories than other breakfast items; two scrambled eggs provide 140 calories, while an American-style pancake with a diameter of just 4 inches contains 94 calories.

Which has more calories waffles or pancakes?

A 6-inch homemade pancake has about 175 calories, whereas a waffle can have 220. At a restaurant, pancakes are usually larger and served in stacks. A short stack at IHOP with sugar-free syrup and margarine is a bit less than 600 calories, and a single pancake at Bob Evans has 260 calories.

Are frozen pancakes bad for you?

Frozen pancakes may not seem like a healthy choice, but give them another look. There are pancake options now made with whole grains that are good sources of fiber and protein. But, frozen pancakes can be a quick, nutritious breakfast, so check out our favorites below.