How many times did you hear that breakfast is the most important meal of the day while growing up? Chances are, too many times to count. However, new research out of The Ohio State University suggests that old saying holds some truth.
The study, which was published in the journal Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, found that adults who skip breakfast are more likely to miss out on several key nutrients and make unhealthier choices throughout the day.
After analyzing data from more than 30,000 American adults, it became clear that those who skip breakfast are more likely to miss out on calcium from milk, vitamin C from fruit, as well as myriad other vitamins and minerals you’d find in fortified cereals, including vitamin D and iron.
Read on to find out more about what this new study found. And for more, make sure to catch the 100 Unhealthiest Foods on the Planet!