Is breakfast the most important meal or a total sham?

- What's the most important meal of the day? If you said "breakfast" you were just as fooled as we were. Turns out, all our beliefs about the power of breakfast- tying it to weight loss and a boosted metabolism- are based on, essentially, propaganda.

According to a recent article in the New York Times, most breakfast studies suffer from "publication bias" meaning the researchers want the results to prove that skipping breakfast is bad because that's what all the previous studies have said.

What's more, a lot of them are sponsored by the food industry. Both Quaker Oats and Kellogg's have funded research that just happens to show that eating in the morning makes you thin.

The lesson is, if you're hungry, eat breakfast. If you aren't, skip it. And whenever someone offers you health advice, always ask yourself what they're selling you.

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