Skipping breakfast raises risk of dying of CVD

While it may help with weight loss, missing the first meal of the day has other risks: study
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Skipping breakfast may help some patients lose weight but it also puts them at increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease, especially stroke, according to US research.

Among more than 6500 American adults (mean age 53) followed up for 17-23 years, those who missed breakfast were 87% more likely to die from CVD than those who always started their day with a meal, the University of Iowa-led researchers found.