breakfast http://wlrn.org en Miami-Dade Students Aren't Eating Their Free Breakfasts http://wlrn.org/post/miami-dade-students-arent-eating-their-free-breakfasts <p>For years, public schools have offered free breakfast and lunch to kids from low-income families. But a <a href="http://www.flimpact.org/fsbp/resources/2014-SchoolBreakfastParticipation-SY1213.pdf"><strong>new study</strong></a> says only a fraction of those who get their free lunch are eating their free breakfast. In Miami-Dade County, for every 100 students who get free lunch, only 41 are taking advantage of the morning meal.</p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 21:11:56 +0000 Wilson Sayre 28726 at http://wlrn.org Miami-Dade Students Aren't Eating Their Free Breakfasts The Invention of the American Meal http://wlrn.org/post/invention-american-meal <p></p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman, Linda Gassenheimer & Paul Leary 23635 at http://wlrn.org The Invention of the American Meal Why Skipping Breakfast Might Raise Risk Of Heart Disease http://wlrn.org/post/why-skipping-breakfast-might-raise-risk-heart-disease Breakfast has long gotten a good rap for everything from <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Does+skipping+breakfast+lead+to+weight+gain">aiding weight loss</a> to improving <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Does+skipping+breakfast+lead+to+weight+gain">focus in the classroom</a>.<p>And ever since the <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1477675/">Alameda County study</a> in California back in the 1960s linked breakfast — along with a host of other habits — to a longer lifespan, there's been a societal push towards breaking the fast.<p>"It's such a Tue, 23 Jul 2013 12:06:41 +0000 Allison Aubrey 17850 at http://wlrn.org Why Skipping Breakfast Might Raise Risk Of Heart Disease