Category - Teen
when it comes to teenagers, statistics show that they may not consider breakfast the most important meal of the day. Nationally, approximately 60 percent of high school students skip breakfast each morning and 14 percent of them do not eat the meal most or all days of the week. of the latter, 25 only sometimes have a morning meal and 7 never have breakfast on school days, according to findings which have raised fresh concern about childrens eating. With weight gain and obesity becoming a major public health concern, experts agree that the push to get teens to the breakfast table is an important one. Centers for disease control and prevention, 17 percent of the nations adolescents aged 12 to 19 are overweight or obese, which sets the stage for serious future health. the results indicated that males ages 18-34 are most likely to skip breakfast (28 percent) and females ages 55 and older were the most likely to eat a morning meal only 10 percent reported skipping breakfast. Among children, skipping breakfast correlates with age -- teenagers are more likely to not eat breakfast than younger children. it found that 39 percent of students reported eating breakfast fewer than three days in a typical school week. Breakfast 1 in 7 teens rely on sugary snacks, 1 in 20 rely on an energy drink, 1 in 3 have a cooked breakfast, and 4 in 10 skip it completely for fear of weight gain. Source teenagers eating crisps and chocolate for breakfast, according to new study mirror. A simple cereal-and-milk breakfast affects students moods by raising their blood-sugar levels after a night of not eating. The food research and action center notes that teenagers who dont eat breakfast are more likely to have conflicts with other students and to be suspended from school. march 3, 2008 -- eating breakfast every day may be the first step in fighting teen obesity. A new study shows teenagers who eat breakfast regularly eat a healthier diet and are more physically. There are concerns too many australian teenagers arent eating the so-called most important meal of the day, breakfast. New research, published in the australian and new zealand journal of public.