1. Diabetes: Women who ate breakfast an average of zero to six times per week were
at a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes than women who ate breakfast every day.
2. Heart Disease: Skipping breakfast was associated with hypertension, insulin resistance and elevated blood sugar levels.
3. Memory: Eating breakfast improves cognitive function related to memory and test grades.
4. Weight Loss: In one recent study, people who ate breakfast as their largest meal lost an average of 17.8 pounds over three months.