Simplifying Science

Quantifying the Importance of Breakfast

I am a big fan of breakfast. I write about it, speak about it, teach kids the importance of it. I eat it every day. This article doesn't so much cast doubt on my conviction that breakfast is a key component of a healthy day - but it does remind us that scientific studies aren't prefect.

Cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs

I eat breakfast every morning—usually a bowl of Grape-Nuts with fruit, pecans, and a splash of goat’s-milk yogurt. See how virtuous I am? My dietary habits have been endorsed by the nation’s leading gurus of good health: The Mayo Clinic says that morning meals reduce hunger and stave off obesity. Read More