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Skipping meals increases children’s obesity, cardio metabolic risk — ScienceDaily

December 16, 2014

Children who skip main meals are more likely to have excess body fat and an increased cardiometabolic risk already at the age of 6 to 8 years, according to a study. A higher consumption of sugary drinks, red meat and low-fat margarine and a lower consumption of vegetable oil are also related to a higher cardiometabolic risk. “The more of these factors are present, the higher the risk,” says a researcher.

via Skipping meals increases children’s obesity, cardio metabolic risk — ScienceDaily.

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