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Document Number: 11205

The Effects of Breakfast on Behavior and Academic Performance in Children and Adolescents - A review of the literature from 1950 to 2013 indicated breakfast's positive effects on on-task classroom behavior. There was also suggestive evidence that habitual breakfast and school breakfast programs have a positive effect on children's academic performance with clearest effects on mathematics and arithmetic in undernourished children. Increased frequency of habitual breakfast was consistently positively associated with academic performance. (Katie Adolphus, Clare L. Lawton and Louise Dye, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, August 2013) ...


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