Scientists from Medical school of University of são Paulo in Brazil, as well as their European colleagues found that skipping Breakfast is associated with a high risk of obesity in adolescents, and premature development of diabetes of the 2nd type and cardiovascular disease. About it reported in a press release on MedicalXpress.
The researchers analyzed data on 3528 adolescents aged 12.5 to 17.5 years, who were living in ten major European cities, as well as about 991 Brazilian teenagers 14-18 years. This allowed us to examine the relationship between lifestyles of children, including physical activity and diet, and risk of various diseases. Taking into account the body mass index, height, waist and ratio waist-to-height.
According to scientists, among all the behaviors related to eating, the strongest correlation with the evidence of obesity was observed in the frequency of skipping Breakfast. Boys did not have Breakfast, mid waist length was 2.13-2.61 inches more than those who ate in the morning. Girls have to 1.97 cm. The average body mass index was also up, despite a healthy sleep.
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