Skipping Breakfast May Raise Heart Health Risks

A new study has found that skipping breakfast may be more dangerous than many Americans realize. The study that took place out of Harvard found that men who skipped breakfast are 27% more likely to have a heart attack or coronary heart disease than men who do not skip breakfast. When the body is deprived of food for a lengthy amount of time it effects the individual’s blood pressure and cholesterol. The study’s author, Leah Cahill said, “our bodies need to be fed food regularly in order to maintain healthy levels of blood lipids such as cholesterol, hormones such as insulin, and normal blood pressure.” More here

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