A Good Reason Not to Skip Breakfast
March 22, 2008
Teens who skip breakfast are more likely to be obese. This may be one of the causes of rising obesity rates among adolescents.
According to the largest study to follow the breakfast habits of teens, those who skipped the meal were five pounds heavier on average. They also ate less healthily during the day and exercised less frequently.
The obesity rate for adolescents has tripled over the past 20 years.