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It is from this article.

Get ready to pack in the protein, healthy fats, and fiber.

Does it mean to include?

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  • There are two definitions of pack in with almost opposite meanings. In this context, I believe they are closer to the second meaning of "to manage to include a lot of things in a short time". They are trying to say you need to focus on those nutritional items.
    – urnonav
    Oct 7 '19 at 17:32
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to pack in a lot of [fiber, etc.]

means: to add those items to your diet (here, your breakfast) or the food you eat/make.

What Is a Good, Nutritious Breakfast? Get ready to pack in the protein, healthy fats, and fiber

Taken from the OP's link.

It is not the best English.

And for especially badly written English, it could mean: eat a lot of fiber etc.

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  • Is that definition sourced from somewhere?
    – urnonav
    Oct 7 '19 at 19:40
  • Definitions aren't sourced. Supplies are sourced from a place or company.
    – Lambie
    Oct 7 '19 at 21:16
  • Not everything is in a dictionary. Especially when used in a slangy way. Here is the full title. What Is a Good, Nutritious Breakfast? Get ready to pack in the protein, healthy fats, and fiber. So, it means to add those items to your breakfast, as I stated generically in my first statement in my answer.
    – Lambie
    Oct 7 '19 at 21:19
  • Just wanted to clarify that this is user-generated definition and it is not being taken from an authoritative source.
    – urnonav
    Oct 7 '19 at 21:31
  • Yes, and it funny how neither of those you found work. Not all slangy use is in dictionaries. That's why native speakers have a role to play here.
    – Lambie
    Oct 7 '19 at 21:38
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To pack things in somewhere is to put in as much (or as many) of things as you can. You can pack a lot of clothes in a suitcase if you push them hard. To pack protein, healthy fats, and fiber (or fibre) into yourself means to eat a lot of foods containing these things.

pack verb (FILL) [ T ] to fill a space, or to crowd people or things together, esp. in large numbers:

Pack

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  • Yes, the idea of as much as you can is good.
    – Lambie
    Oct 9 '19 at 18:02

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