What we think about breakfast: true or false or just not sure

Scientists in the UK have sorted the facts from the fiction surrounding the first meal of the day

PUBLISHED : Monday, 04 April, 2016, 7:01am
UPDATED : Monday, 04 April, 2016, 7:00am

TRUE

1 Eating breakfast makes people more active.

2Eating breakfast can help improve endurance exercise performance.

3Skipping breakfast causes the brain to be more responsive to highly palatable foods.

FALSE

1Eating breakfast makes obese people lose weight.

2People who have breakfast have a faster resting metabolism.

3Skipping breakfast results in a crash in blood sugar and lack of energy.

MAYBE

1Eating breakfast results in a better overall nutritional profile.

2Eating breakfast might help the body regulate blood sugar levels.