Teenage dating issues
Studies also suggest that breakfast is important for mental ability at school.
The girls said they were either rushing to get to school or were missing breakfast in order to stay slim.
Dr Frankie Phillips, nutrition scientist at the British Nutrition Foundation, said early teenage years are an essential time for eating a healthy and balanced diet.
By cutting out milk and dairy products in an attempt to slim, girls miss out on a good source of calcium and risk osteoporosis later in life.
The survey was carried out among youngsters in East London by experts at Queen Mary, University of London, and Great Ormond Street Hospital. You knew it would, but you didn’t think it would happen so quickly.