Skipping breakfast may increase heart disease risk

October 02, 2017 06:48 PM

There's more evidence that breakfast really is the most important meal of the day. A new study by researchers at Tufts University suggests skipping a morning meal may increase the risk of heart disease.

Data from over 4,000 adults showed breakfast skippers were more likely to have atherosclerosis or hardening of the arteries.

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People who skipped breakfast were also more likely to be obese and have an unhealthy lifestyle.


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