Recent research carried out by the National Obesity Observatory looked at the effect on children of not eating a healthy breakfast.
They found that other pointers were also involved.
Breakfast appears to be associated with more healthy body weights in children and adolescents as well as adults
Routinely eating breakfast is associated with more regular eating habits and exercise patterns so helping to regulate weight and health. Healthy food choices and a consistent energy intake in children and adolescents is the key to a healthy weight.
In addition children and adolescents who skip breakfast miss the opportunity to consume a nutrient-rich meal.