Having breakfast high in rapidly available carbohydrates increases the risk of metabolic syndrome.

Memory was found to be adversely affected in subjects of a study who had not eaten their breakfast.

 Children aged within the range of within the 8th to, and including, the 11th year of age were found to have differing brainwave; EEG activity states, causative to breakfast consumption. 

Non-breakfasting children were observed to have higher activity of upper and lower theta wave, alpha wave, and delta wave, which indicated a causative relationship of breakfast consumption to memory function in the subjects.

A review of 47 studies associating breakfast to (i) nutrition, (ii) body weight and (iii) academic performance found breakfasters, better nutrition profiles, many studies found less weight irrespective of greater calorific consumption per day, although a number didn’t find this correlation, and studies suggested a possible link to better academic performance.

Present professional opinion is largely in favor of eating breakfast.

Skipping breakfast might be better than eating unhealthy foods.

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