Skipping breakfast could be recipe for heart disease
SEATTLE — If you’re prone to skipping breakfast, you might want to reconsider that choice as a new Harvard study shows that avoiding breakfast many increase your chance of heart disease.
The research showed that older men who skip breakfast have a 27 percent higher risk of suffering a heart attack or developing heart disease that those who eat breakfast.
The researchers analyzed eating and lifestyle data from 27,000 health professionals dating back to 1992. The study also found a 55 percent higher risk of coronary heart disease in men who indulge in late-night snacking.
The breakfast research studied only men, but coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. for men and women.
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