Eating more breakfast may lower BP

The diet of more than 1100 men and women from the 1946 British birth cohort was assessed using five-day estimated diaries to link time-of-day energy intake and hypertension prevalence at 43 years, and hypertension incidence 10 years later.

The study found those in the highest quintile of energy intake at breakfast had 30% lower odds of hypertension prevalence, compared to the lowest quintile.

Those in the highest quintile of energy intake at late evening had 55% increased odds of incident hypertension at the age of 53, and greater rises in both systolic

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