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Eating Breakfast and Depression


Good Science & Good Practice

Medical Minute Update on Depression: Depressive symptoms and breakfast intake. Recently published (April, 2017) scientific study finds a strong relationship between frequency of eating breakfast and symptoms of depression. Lack of breakfast or seldom breakfast intake is strongly correlated with depressive symptoms. Participants in the study without a history of Depression Disorder reported significantly higher depressive symptoms relative to those individuals who ate breakfast. Mother was right “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day”.

Shawna Freshwater, PhD

Shawna Freshwater, PhD

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