Francis Bacon said that “Hope is a good breakfast but a bad supper.” But also of hope, there are other foods that we feel particularly well if included in the first meal of the day. We tell you seven scientific findings to keep in mind when eating breakfast.


Do not skip it: According to a study published by the University of Tasmanai (Australia) in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, both children and adults who skip the first meal of the day tend to eat worse and make a living more sedentary. Also tend to have cholesterol and insulin levels higher (and therefore more prone to diabetes and heart disease) than those who eat breakfast.

Less overweight: A study of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (USA) revealed that girls who eat breakfast cereals are waist-height lower, which is the best indicator of the absence of overweight and low cardiovascular risk. In addition, a study by the University of Scraton revealed that grain of wheat or corn contain more antioxidants than any other breakfast.

In meeting: According to a survey of OnePoll, at breakfast meetings are more productive than evening meetings. 67% of the subjects are more likely to be attentive during the breakfast .

The exercise, first: A recent study by the University of Birmingham published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise showed that burns more fat ratio when we exercise before breakfast. However, if we move breakfast first and then lso carbohydrates ingenierdos (cereals, bread, etc.) disrupt the metabolism of fat for at least 6 hours.

Less lead: An Environmental Health Journal study revealed that children who eat breakfast daily have lower levels of blood lead (15% less) than those who skip this meal.

If you’re dieting: Adults trying to lose weight are more successful if they take a healthy breakfast and avoid that if you eat something mid-morning. On the other hand, a study of Pennington Biomedical Research Center has revealed that taking eggs for breakfast helps you lose between 60 and 65% more weight in subjects undergoing a weight loss diet than any other breakfast.

Without breakfast you smoke more: According to a study in the European Journal of Clinical Investigation that the absence of breakfast is associated, in addition to overweight, with a greater tendency to fumartabaco, smoking marijuana and drinking alcohol.