Scientist Taking Heat After Saying Forcing Children to Eat Breakfast Is Like ‘Child Abuse’

I’m sure we’ve all had this same scenario before: it’s the morning rush hour, everyone is late and your kids refuse to eat their breakfast. And you don’t want to send them to school on an empty stomach because you know they’ll be hungry throughout the day and that it will distract them from learning.

But according to one author, forcing your kid to eat breakfast is the worst thing you can do. In fact, he even compares it to child abuse. What’s more, he says it puts kids at risk of developing type 2 diabetes and obesity.

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Joanna has been following the world of entertainment and celebrities since '05, having served as the Editor-in-Chief of Celebrity News Service and as a personal assistant for one of the original James Bond screenwriters, producer Kevin McClory during her days in Ireland. These days she’s a mother, warrior, celebrity writer and Disney dreamer. And she eats a lot of peanut butter M&Ms, as well.

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