Celebrations

Throwback Thanksgiving: Breakfast Linked to Greater Longevity

Thanksgiving is all about gathering together to celebrate what we are grateful for, to usher in the holiday season, and, of course, to eat delicious food. This week, we’re looking back at food-related blog posts to whet our appetites for the festivities ahead.

throwback thanksgiving / the hearth / CALAYou may still be full from your Thanksgiving meal yesterday, but according to a July blog post, you don’t want to skip breakfast. According to a study published in the journal Circulation, men who routinely skipped breakfast were 27 percent more likely to have a heart attack or heart disease.

Eat Breakfast for a Longer, Healthier Life

Do you eat breakfast? One study says doing so helps prevent heart disease.

According to a story on NPR, this study is just the latest in a series of studies showing the benefits of breakfast which go back to the 1960s and the famous Alameda County study, which found that seven habits, including eating breakfast daily, led to a longer and healthier life for study participants. So, whip up a leftover turkey quiche or some healthy pumpkin muffins to live a long and healthy life.

Want to read more about food? Check out the article “Kitchen Connections” in the Fall 2013 issue of CALA News & Views.

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