Harvard http://wlrn.org en 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