On Monday, a study report revealed that skipping breakfast might increase the risk of deaths caused by cardiovascular diseases. Epidemiology professor, Wei Bao said that people who always skip breakfast have87% risk of cardiovascular mortality in comparison to people who take breakfast daily.
Bao said that it is a traditional belief that breakfast is one of the most important parts of everyday meal but they have less data available which can assure this belief.
He said the risk factors of cardiovascular disease are diabetes, lipid disorders and hypertension. Their researches followed the previous studies which revealed that breakfast skip can result into strong risks caused due to cardiovascular death.
WHO said that this disease has become the biggest reason of death all around the world. In year 2016, the death rate due to cardiovascular disease accounted to deaths of 15.2 million people. And in US, this is the biggest reason for deaths.
In this study, around 6550 adults of United States who aged between 40 years and 75 years were involved, who gave the data of their breakfast meal. The data also contained details of meal taken while breakfast.
Since 2011, a separate data had been analyzed for determining the status of health of adults. The data revealed that around 2318 death cases happened in the time period of 18.8 years, 619 people died due to cardiovascular diseases.
The researchers kept a constant eye on consumption of breakfast by people and on mortality. 5.1% of those adults reported that they never consumed everyday breakfast, the range of adults who rarely ate was 10.9%, 25% had taken breakfast for very less days and rest had taken breakfast every day.
The study revealed in comparison to the people who take breakfast every day to those who don’t take breakfast every day are under big risk of cardiovascular diseases.
It was reported that this study is the first analysis of cardiovascular disease caused due to skipping of breakfast.