That's it breakfast is good Weight control extends internationally, but there is no concrete evidence that this, or to skip considered considered "the most important meal of the day", has led to an increase in body weight, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal British Medical Journal (BMJ).
The team from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, analyzed the effect of regular breakfast on weight change and daily energy intake, based on results 13 trials randomly controlled, conducted mainly in the United States and the United Kingdom over the last 28 years.
Participants were regular and unusual breakfasts with varying weights, which were controlled in the range of 24 to 16 weeks.
Researchers found that the total daily intake of energy was higher in those who ate breakfast than in those who skipped it, with an average of 260 calories more. In addition, those who decided not to eat breakfast were on average almost half a pound is more skinny of the others.
On the other hand, the effect of breakfast did not differ between people with normal weight and those who had overweight.
Due to the variable quality of the studies involved, the results of this study should be interpreted with caution, but their authors claim that the evidence available does not support changing the child In adults include breakfast as a good strategy to lose weight.
Although regular breakfast may have other important benefits, it is important to look at adult recommendations as a method of weight loss because it can cause the opposite effect.