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Skipping Breakfast

 17 October 2012   Research News

Skipping BreakfastSkipping breakfast primes brain to seek high-calorie food, study finds

Brain scans show people who miss meal respond more positively tounhealthy foods than those who have eaten

We are all told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day – and now neuroscientists are starting to understand why. Skipping the first meal of the day not only means you eat more at lunch, research has found, but also means your brain is primed to seek out unhealthier, higher-calorie foods.

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