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Research: Skipping breakfast could lead to heart attack

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(KTVI) - Breakfast-related heat attacks: it's not what you eat, but skipping breakfast that Harvard researchers say may increase your chance for a heart attack.  Does St. Louis University cardiologist Dr. Michael Lim agree?

The study involved older men. Those who skipped breakfast had a 27% greater chance of having a heart attack.  So here's the theory:  people who skip breakfast tend to eat larger meals later in the day and the body must process more food in a shorter amount of time.

 

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