Breakfast and Healthy Weight

Basically, if you eat a healthy breakfast you will have a lower Body Mass Index.  This means your weight is healthier for your height.

  • Frequency of eating breakfast is inversely associated with BMI:    (Association of Breakfast Energy Density with Diet Quality and Body Mass Index in American Adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, 1999–2004.” American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2008).
  • Overall those that eat breakfast have a higher diet quality and lower BMI:   (Breakfast Eating and Weight Change in a 5-Year Prospective Analysis of Adolescents: Project EAT -Eating Among Teens–. Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, 2008)