People who eat breakfast every day less likely to develop type 2 diabetes, become obese, gain fat around their midsection, study says

LOS ANGELES , June 15, 2012 () – According to a study conducted by the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, people who eat breakfast every day are less likely to develop type 2 diabetes, become obese, or gain fat around their midsection, WebMD reported June 14.

The study stated that compared with people who ate breakfast three or fewer times per week, those who ate breakfast daily were 34% less likely to develop type 2 diabetes, 43% less likely to become obese and 40% less likely to develop stomach fat.

People who ate breakfast four-to-six times per week were 24% less likely to develop type 2 diabetes and 25% less likely to become obese compared with those who ate breakfast no more than three times per week, the study said.

The primary source of this article is WebMD, New York, New York, on June 14, 2012.

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