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Does breakfast in the classroom make kids fat?

A clinical trial of nearly 1,400 Philadelphia grade schoolers found that obesity was significantly higher among students offered breakfast in the classroom rather than just in the cafeteria.

A recent study that was just published in JAMA Pediatrics found that a greater prevalence of obesity was one consequence when the School Breakfast Program was offered in the classroom rather than just in the cafeteria

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