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(HealthDay News) -- Considering skipping breakfast? Don't!

Here's why the first meal of the day is so important:

  • Eating a healthy breakfast can boost a child's performance in school, and help improve behavior.
  • A balanced breakfast can help promote a healthy body weight.
  • Skipping breakfast can leave the brain and body lagging throughout the day.
  • A healthy breakfast is particularly important for the health and well-being of children and teens.
  • Research shows people who eat breakfast weigh less than those who do not.

Attribution: -- Diana Kohnle


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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First published: 01/20/2014
Last updated: 01/20/2014