High Blood is due to poor breakfast habits

High Blood is due to poor breakfast habits

Researchers in Sweden reported a link between incidence of metabolic syndrome in adults and the breakfasts those adults ate as children.

There is a lot of evidence that breakfast really is “the most important meal of the day. Eating a large breakfast could boost fertility for women, and reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes and blood pressure.

Skipping breakfast increases the desire of high-calorie foods during the day.

What is metabolic syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome means problems associated with heart disease, diabetes, stroke and lot of other ailments which have no known cause.

Metabolic Syndrome if a person any 3 of following:

  • ¬†Over weight
  • Higher Triglycerides (Fat in Blood)
  • Low HDL cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • High fasting blood sugar

Effects of childhood breakfast habits on health in adulthood

In this study – schoolchildren were asked questions about what they ate for breakfast. 27 years later when, as adults, they were checked for signs of any metabolic problems.

The people who did not eat breakfast (or who ate less breakfast) as children were 68% more likely to have Metabolic Syndrome (High Blood Pressure, High Blood Sugar etc).

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