Skipping breakfast does your heart no favours.

Research from the Harvard School of Public Health has reported that men who skip breakfast have a higher risk of heart attack or death from coronary heart disease.

Eating habits, including breakfast eating, were assessed in 26,902 American male health professionals aged 45 to 82 years old. The study started in 1992 and all men at that stage were free of cardiovascular disease and cancer. During 16 years of follow-up, 1527 new coronary heart disease cases were diagnosed.

Men who skipped breakfast had a 27% higher risk of coronary heart disease compared with men who ate breakfast. The study also found that those who ate late at night had a 55% higher coronary heart disease risk than those who did not eat late at night.

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Posted: 02/10/2013 09:29:50 by Laura Keaver


 

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