By Katharine Lang on August 23, 2022 — Fact checked by Maria Gifford
- The debate over the importance of breakfast continues, with many experts insisting that a morning meal is an essential part of a healthy diet.
- Prior research has suggested that eating breakfast may be especially important for young people, fuelling them for a day at school.
- Now, a new Spanish study has found that eating a balanced breakfast at home may lead to better psychosocial health in children and adolescents.
- The findings suggest that skipping breakfast or eating it away from home was associated with a higher risk of physical and mental health problems.
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