Lower BMI seen in children who ate cereal for breakfast

04/9/2013 | Reuters

Low-income children who ate cereal for breakfast consumed more vitamins, calories and sugar, but had a lower BMI compared with those who either ate other items or did not have breakfast at all, a study revealed. The findings on the website of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics suggest that boosting children's access to breakfast cereal may help stem obesity, researchers said.

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