Is breakfast important? | Live Science

Is breakfast important?  |  Live Science

Oh, the breakfast. Best meal of the day – or so they say. But is breakfast really that important? For many of us, breakfast can be a quick slice of toast washed down with a big cup of coffee. Some may just grab a banana or an apple as they walk out the door. Other people might have a habit of skipping breakfast altogether.

Our busy lives mean that breakfast may not always be our top priority. After all, it’s a small meal and many people don’t feel hungry until lunchtime. But what are the health risks of skipping breakfast?