PARENTING: Skipping breakfast linked to lower grades


EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Skipping breakfast can lead to lower grades.

Researchers surveyed nearly 300 students from schools and colleges and found that 29% rarely or never ate breakfast on school days, while 18% ate breakfast occasionally and 53% ate it frequently.

They also found those who rarely ate breakfast scored on average nearly two grades lower on standardized tests than those who frequently ate breakfast. 

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(This story was originally published on November 21, 2019)

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