Health Tip: Breakfast Benefits

Why skipping it isn't healthy

(HealthDayNews) -- If you're in the habit of skipping breakfast, studies show you should rethink your morning routine.

Eating breakfast has health benefits and can help manage your weight, according to Rutland Regional Medical Center in Vermont.

Here's what the research indicates:

  • Breakfast is linked to a lower body mass, compared to people who skip the meal.
  • Breakfast is shown to reduce a person's risk of obesity and insulin resistance.
  • Breakfast is one of the few proven strategies to maintaining long-term weight loss.
  • Breakfast is shown to improve grades and behavior among school children.
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