What happened to lunch? New study shows skipping lunch common in children

According to new analysis of data from the 2009-2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey that evaluated eating patterns of 3,647 children ages 4-13 years, skipping lunch is a common practice among children and adolescents, with 13 percent of younger children and 17 percent of 9-13 year olds skipping lunch on a given day. The study found that the behavior persisted throughout the week with nearly a quarter of 9-13 year olds skipping lunch on the weekends. —> Read More