People who skip breakfast are more keen on fatty foods later in the day. It shows a study of 21 obese subjects who were shown pictures of different types of food while the reactions in their brains was measured using an MRI scanner, writes BBC News Health.
One day, they had no breakfast before playback and another day they received a hearty breakfast. When people skipped breakfast brain response was significant when they saw pictures of fatty foods, but not otherwise.
Scientists at Imperial College London said the findings, presented today at Neuroscience 2012 conference, confirming previous studies showing that food in the morning takes the edge off your appetite later in the day. People who try to lose weight do therefore advised to eat a hearty breakfast.