I’ve never worked out how folks can go without breakfast, I’d feel terrible. Turns out it’s even worse news to skip breakfast if you are trying to shed a few pounds.

7. Breakfast like a king. Eating breakfast won’t magically melt away the pounds, but studies do show breakfast eaters tend to have fewer unhealthy habits. Last year researchers at Bath University found breakfast eaters burned 400kcal more a day than breakfast skippers through spontaneous low to moderate activity.