For years I skipped breakfast, not eating for 6-8 hours after waking up. What I found when I got older was that I tended to over eat at lunch and/or dinner. Additionally I found that it keeps my blood sugar stable, not a surprise. The studies in the article are at best subjective. I think if you're trying to limit food intake, eating breakfast is a wise choice. Why? In my opinion it may be as much psychological as it is fact. I think my day goes much better after I've eaten. If I don't eat, but say just have coffee, I tend to drink more coffee than I should. then I'm wide awake at 10PM that night. But more realistically, I think if you have a tendency to over-eat, it's best to do it earlier in the day instead of doing it at dinner. That way you are less likely to retire to the couch in front of the TV or sitting in front of the computer, or worse yet going to bed with a full stomach.
Of course, all of this is relative to what you eat and how much. With all those variables, that's why I think these types of studies are subjective at best. You decide for yourself
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