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Large numbers of students skipping breakfast
Despite widespread availability of morning meal programs, a large number of Canadian students are still skipping breakfast, according to a study from the University of Waterloo. (2018-03-14)

Study examines which schoolchildren are most likely to skip breakfast
Skipping breakfast was common in an observational study of schoolchildren in Greece, and children who skipped breakfast tended to have an unhealthy lifestyle profile. The Nutrition & Dietetics findings may be useful for developing policies designed to increase breakfast consumption in children. (2019-03-06)

U of M finds teens who eat breakfast daily eat healthier diets than those who skip breakfast
University of Minnesota School of Public Health Project Eating Among Teens researchers have found further evidence to support the importance of encouraging youth to eat breakfast regularly. Researchers examined the association between breakfast frequency and five-year body weight change in more than 2,200 adolescents, and the results indicate that daily breakfast eaters consumed a healthier diet and were more physically active than breakfast skippers during adolescence. (2008-03-03)

A slim by design breakfast
Time and again we've been told: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. This refrain has proven particularly truthful for people who are trying to lose weight. To gain insight into what breakfast eating habits would be beneficial to those seeking to lose weight, a Cornell Food & Brand Lab research team sought to find out what healthy weight people eat for breakfast. (2015-11-04)

School kids 'wagging' breakfast are missing healthy brain fuel
The national MBF Healthwatch survey has revealed that a disturbing number of children (2009-03-23)

Attitudinal barriers to school breakfast programs identified
Focus groups conducted by Penn State researchers have identified the attitudinal barriers among parents, students, school administrators and foodservice directors that contribute to Pennsylvania's low rate of participation in school breakfast programs. (2003-10-28)

Eating breakfast with parents is associated with positive body image for teenagers
A new study from the University of Missouri says consistently eating breakfast as a family might promote positive body image for children and adolescents. (2019-03-21)

Students more likely to eat school breakfast when given extra time, new study finds
Using food weighting stations, the researchers collected information on the number of students who ate a school breakfast, how much they ate, and their exact nutritional intake. (2018-08-17)

Children who skip breakfast may not be getting recommended nutrients
A study by researchers at King's College London has found that children who skip breakfast regularly may not be consuming the daily amounts of key nutrients for growth and development that are recommended by the UK government. (2017-08-16)

Grab 'n' go breakfast better serves middle school children
Crunched for time, many parents are sending their children off to school without breakfast, but a trial program instituted in a Pennsylvania school may not only feed those in a rush, but better provide for those entitled to free and reduced price meals, according to Penn State researchers. (2004-12-06)

Highlights of the June 2005 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
Adolescent girls skip breakfast more frequently as they grow older, with African-American girls more likely to skip their morning meal than white girls, according to a study published in the June issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association. The study also indicates skipping breakfast (2005-06-01)

School breakfasts contribute to healthy weight, study finds
Middle school students who eat breakfast at school -- even if they have already had breakfast at home -- are less likely to be overweight or obese than students who skip breakfast, says a new study by the Community Alliance for Research and Engagement at the Yale School of Public Health and the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity at the University of Connecticut. (2016-03-17)

Protein-packed breakfast prevents body fat gain in overweight teens
University of Missouri researchers compared the benefits of consuming a normal-protein breakfast to a high-protein breakfast and found the high-protein breakfast -- which contained 35 grams of protein -- prevented gains of body fat, reduced daily food intake and feelings of hunger, and stabilized glucose levels among overweight teens who would normally skip breakfast. (2015-08-12)

Breakfast habits affect teens' metabolic responses to protein-packed morning meals
An University of Missouri researcher compared young women who habitually skip breakfast to those who routinely eat breakfast and found that their metabolic responses to eating a high-protein breakfast were different. Specifically, the habitual breakfast skippers experienced poorer glucose control throughout the day when they consumed a high-protein breakfast, whereas those who typically ate a high-carbohydrate breakfast had improved glucose control after they ate a high-protein breakfast. (2015-02-25)

Protein-rich breakfast helps to curb appetite throughout the morning, scientists find
New research presented today at The Obesity Society's annual scientific meeting in Atlanta shows that eating high protein sausage and egg-based breakfasts curbed hunger throughout the morning, compared with a low-protein breakfast (pancakes and syrup) or skipping breakfast, in 18-55-year-old women. (2013-11-14)

Eating breakfast could help obese people get more active
There is a new study into the scientific effects of eating breakfast out via the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. (2016-02-13)

Poor breakfast quality has a negative effect on cardiovascular health in childhood
Researchers at the Institute for Innovation and Sustainable Development in the Food Chain (IS-FOOD) of the Public University of Navarre (NUP/UPNA) have published a piece of research in which they show that the nutritional quality of breakfast is associated with significant cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors in overweight children (even in those who are fit and who do exercise every day). (2018-10-16)

Eat a protein-rich breakfast to reduce food cravings, prevent overeating later, researcher finds
Eating a healthy breakfast, especially one high in protein, increases satiety and reduces hunger throughout the day, according to a University of Missouri researcher. In addition, using functional magnetic resonance imaging the study found that eating a protein-rich breakfast reduces the brain signals controlling food motivation and reward-driven eating behavior. (2011-05-19)

Better breakfast, better grades
A new study from the University of Iowa reinforces the connection between good nutrition and good grades, finding that free school breakfasts help students from low-income families perform better academically. (2015-03-17)

Skipping breakfast associated with increased risk of cardiovascular death
New evidence underscores the importance of eating breakfast every day, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology that showed skipping breakfast was significantly associated with an increased risk of death from heart disease. (2019-04-22)

Protein-rich breakfasts prevent unhealthy snacking in the evening
Eating a breakfast rich in protein significantly improves appetite control and reduces unhealthy snacking on high-fat or high-sugar foods in the evening, which could help improve the diets of more than 25 million overweight or obese young adults in the US. (2013-03-26)

'Dessert with breakfast diet' helps avoid weight regain by reducing cravings
Dieters have less hunger and cravings throughout the day and are better able to keep off lost weight if they eat a carbohydrate-rich, protein-packed breakfast that includes dessert. These findings come from a new study that will be presented Monday at the Endocrine Society's 94th Annual Meeting in Houston. (2012-06-25)

Eating breakfast burns more carbs during exercise and accelerates metabolism for next meal
New research published in the American Journal of Physiology suggests that eating breakfast could 'prime' the body to burn carbohydrates during exercise and more rapidly metabolise foods after working out. (2018-08-15)

Poor breakfast in youth linked to metabolic syndrome in adulthood
It is often said that breakfast is important for our health, and a study conducted by Umeå University in Sweden, published in Public Health Nutrition, supports this claim. The study revealed that adolescents who ate poor breakfasts displayed a higher incidence of metabolic syndrome 27 years later, compared with those who ate more substantial breakfasts. (2014-01-29)

Highlights of the May 2005 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
The May 2005 issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association contains articles and research studies you may find of interest. Highlights include: 'Dietary supplement use among young children' and 'Is it true what they say about breakfast for school-aged kids?' (2005-05-02)

Society Of Actuaries Meets In Maui
The Society of Actuaries holds back-toback meetings in Maui covering topics relating to healthcare, insurance and pensions. (1998-06-01)

Classroom program increases school breakfast participation, not obesity
Serving free breakfast in New York City's classrooms has boosted the number of students eating what some consider the most important meal of the day at school, according to research by New York University's Institute for Education and Social Policy and the Center for Policy Research at Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. (2016-03-30)

Skipping breakfast linked to lower GCSE grades
Students who rarely ate breakfast on school days achieved lower GCSE grades than those who ate breakfast frequently, according to a new study in Yorkshire. (2019-11-20)

GI concept tested in children
A new study provides encouraging evidence that a low-GI start to the day may be a good option to keep obesity at bay in the young. (2007-08-21)

UBC researchers say eggs for breakfast benefits those with diabetes
While some cereals may be the breakfast of champions, a UBC professor suggests people with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) should be reaching for something else. Associate Professor Jonathan Little, who teaches in UBC Okanagan's School of Health and Exercise Sciences, published a study this week demonstrating that a high-fat, low-carb breakfast (LCBF) can help those with T2D control blood sugar levels throughout the day. (2019-04-10)

Minister Lunn speaks about mining and exploration in British Columbia
On Friday, Sept. 29, 2006, the Honorable Gary Lunn, minister of Natural Resources Canada, will address members of the association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia as part of its breakfast series. (2006-09-28)

What is a 'complete breakfast'? (video)
It's the most important meal of the day. Or is it? Breakfast has been the topic of much debate. For years, we were told to eat a complete breakfast. But what does that even mean? Should a complete breakfast include eggs, or should you avoid them altogether? Does any of this apply to brunch? We settle all of your breakfast concerns in our latest Reactions video. Fire up the toaster, and watch it here: (2015-08-31)

What was effect of offering breakfast in the classroom on obesity?
Offering breakfast in the classroom at some Philadelphia public schools did not affect the proportion of students developing overweight and obesity, when examined as a combined measure, after 2.5 years. However, offering breakfast in the classroom did increase the proportion of students with obesity, although precise reasons for the increase are unknown. This study reports on a randomized clinical trial among more than 1,300 students starting in the fourth through sixth grades at 16 public schools in Philadelphia. (2019-02-25)

Is breakfast the most important meal of the day -- for your fat cells?
Regularly eating breakfast affects our body fat cells by decreasing the activity of genes involved in fat metabolism and increasing how much sugar they take up, according to new research from The Journal of Physiology. This may lower diabetes and cardiovascular risk. (2017-11-28)

Birds plan for future meals
Some birds recognise the idea of 'future' and plan accordingly, researchers at the University of Cambridge have discovered. According to their findings, published today in the journal Nature, western scrub-jays will store food items they believe will be in short supply in the future. (2007-02-21)

School Breakfast Participation Leads To Academic, Psychosocial Improvements
A new study by researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital and other institutions supports to traditional beliefs about the importance of a good breakfast. The report finds that children who increase their participation in school breakfast programs show improvement on a wide range of measures of social and academic functioning (1998-09-15)

Prevent type 2 diabetes blood-sugar spikes by eating more protein for breakfast
Individuals with type 2 diabetes have difficulty regulating their glucose -- or blood sugar -- levels, particularly after meals. Now, University of Missouri researchers have found that type 2 diabetics can eat more protein at breakfast to help reduce glucose spikes at both breakfast and lunch. (2015-04-29)

Teaching parents about the importance of breakfast has benefits for both parent and child
A unique benefit of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is the inclusion of nutrition education. In a new study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, researchers report that both online and in-person group education are effective in helping parents reduce breakfast-skipping and improve other breakfast-related nutritional knowledge and benefits. (2015-12-03)

Skipping breakfast may make obese women insulin resistant
Overweight women who skip breakfast experience acute, or rapid-onset, insulin resistance, a condition that, when chronic, is a risk factor for diabetes, a new study finds. The results, which were presented Sunday at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, suggest that regularly skipping breakfast over time may lead to chronic insulin resistance and thus could increase an individual's risk for type 2 diabetes. (2013-06-16)

An early morning whey protein snack increases morning blood sugar level in healthy people
Consuming protein at night increases blood sugar level in the morning for healthy people, according to new research presented this week at The Physiological Society's virtual early career conference called Future Physiology 2020. (2020-07-10)

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