Lower BMI seen in children who eat cereal for breakfast

04/9/2013 | Reuters

Low-income children who frequently ate cereal for breakfast consumed more vitamins, minerals, calories and sugar but had a lower BMI compared with those who ate cereal less often or did not have cereal at all, a study revealed. The findings in 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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