The International Journal of Gastronomy and Food Science says that the adage breakfast is the most important meal of the day was questioned by science for decades. (Find out why in our article Of Course I Want To Eat Cereal for Breakfast.)
But after a 2013 study that discovered men who skipped breakfast had a 27% higher risk of coronary heart disease, breakfast reigns supreme once again.
Dr. David Agus, doctor to the stars, one of the world’s leading cancer researchers and author of A Short Guide to a Long Life tells us the reasons why breakfast is so important – in only one minute.
They recommend consuming 15-25% of our energy intake in our morning meal.
The Journal of the American Dietetic Association reported that breakfast is often a non-meal, especially for growing children. 20 percent of children and 32 percent of adolescents were found to be breakfast skippers.