Health: avoiding Breakfast is a health risk?

Those who skip Breakfast, you risk deadly heart diseases

It is not without reason that Breakfast is often referred to as the most important meal of the day. According to a recent study, for example, comes to the conclusion that a waiver of the Breakfast with a significantly increased risk of fatal cardiovascular diseases is in decline. In the sense of one’s own health, care should be taken, therefore, in the morning, in urgent need of adequate food intake.

Those who ate Breakfast, never had an heir to an 87 percent higher risk to die due to a cardiovascular disease than people who ate Breakfast every day, reports the American College of Cardiology in a news release on the study results. This underlined the importance of a daily Breakfast for the health. Was published the study in the “Journal of the American College of Cardiology”

The daily Breakfast is according to a recent study for the heart health. (Image: karepa/

More than 6,500 participating

On the basis of the data of 6,550 Participants aged 40 to 75 years from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey from 1988 to 1994 has been investigated in the current study, whether there is a connection between the Occurrence of fatal cardiovascular disease, and the Breakfast behavior of the subjects. All Participants had disease at the beginning of the average 18-year observation period, no cardiovascular or cancer.

87 percent higher risk

The Participants were asked how often they were early pieces and possible answers: “Every day,” “some days”, “rarely” and “never”. After all, 59 percent of Participants consumed, therefore, daily Breakfast, 25% had Breakfast on some days, 10.9% were rarely a Breakfast and 5.1 percent, had Breakfast, never. The total is 2,318 subjects died during the observation period, including 619 deaths from cardiovascular diseases. After adjustment of the data, taking into account factors “such as age, gender, ethnicity, socio-economic Status, diet and lifestyle factors, Body Mass Index and cardiovascular risk factors in part were participants who never ate Breakfast, compared to those who consumed the Breakfast every day, an 87 percent higher risk of cardiovascular mortality and a 19% higher all-cause mortality,” say the study authors.

Negative effects of Breakfast-resignation

The Skipping of Breakfast “was associated with appetite changes, decreased saturation, increased blood pressure and harmful changes in the lipid levels,” the message of the American College of Cardiology. In addition, there is a pattern of behavior in unhealthy living habits. The risk of fatal cardiovascular disease increases this significantly. “Our study highlights the benefits of Breakfast in promoting cardiovascular health”, so the conclusion of the research team.

Time for Breakfast, must be

Also in terms of the metabolism previous studies had already stressed the benefits of Breakfast. Last but not least a waiver of the Breakfast increases the risk for type 2 Diabetes. The time for a proper morning food intake, we should take urgently. (fp)