According to a new study, getting your children to eat five meals per day could reduce the risk of obesity. Researchers in Finland followed 4,000 participants and gathered information from the prenatal stage to the age of 16.
They found that eating five regular meals per day, consisting of breakfast, lunch, dinner and two snacks, reduced the risk of obesity for both boys and girls. This was even true for children with a genetic predisposition to obesity.
It seems that breakfast really is the most important meal of the day, because skipping it was associated with higher body mass index and wider waist circumference in study participants. Continue reading “Reduce the Risk of Childhood Obesity”Read More