Breakfast has been proven to be the most important meal of the day - - but an estimated 25 percent of children regularly skip it. And now - - there is new research, showing that eating at the beginning of the day saves calories the rest of the day.
In lots of families, mornings are chaotic - - which leaves no time for breakfast.
Researchers at the University of Minnesota studied more than 2,000 teens for five years. They found that teens who eat breakfast on a regular basis weigh less and eat a healthier diet than kids who don't eat breakfast.
Experst say skipping the first meal makes you hungrier later in the day - - so don't skip breakfast - - have something substantial like eggs, toast or cereal.