Skipping breakfast in the morning when you have teenagers, or simply to drink and eat something quickly, favors the possibility of being affected by the metabolic syndrome in adulthood. A research conducted by Umea University in Sweden,, reported eating habits 1083 teens at breakfast. They evaluated then, 27 years later for the incidence of metabolic syndrome
The metabolic syndrome is a set of risk factors that increase the chance of coronary artery disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes.. In the subjects participating in the Swedish study were found, in particular, excessive abdominal fat and higher levels of fasting blood glucose.The young people who skipped breakfast, had a higher incidence of adult metabolic syndrome 68%
The study shows that young people are used to doing a poor breakfast or skip it altogether, as adults have had a higher incidence of the metabolic syndrome 68%, compared to those who did a hearty breakfast. The Swedish researchers have come to this conclusion taking into account the socio-economic factors and lifestyles of the participants.