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What is the relationship between breakfast and body weight? (DGAC 2010)
Moderate evidence suggests that children who do not eat breakfast are at increased risk of overweight and obesity. The evidence is stronger for adolescents. There is inconsistent evidence that adults who skip breakfast are at increased risk for overweight and obesity.
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What is the relationship between breakfast and body weight in adults?
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