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Teenagers who skip breakfast more likely to become obese

July 23, 2019

Researchers have found that young adults who skip breakfast are more likely to gain weight than those who do not. They also discovered that teens who miss the first meal of the day have a larger waistline, on average, compared to those who eat breakfast.

Researchers affiliated with the University of São Paulo’s (USP) Medical School in Brazil and colleagues at institutions in Europe suspected that skipping breakfast can lead to an unbalanced diet and other unhealthy habits that increase the likelihood of weight gain.

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