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New Healthy Living research published on breakfast, cognition and mood

Research carried out by Professor Greta Defeyter and Professor Riccardo Russo set out to investigate the effect of breakfast consumption on the cognitive performance and mood of adolescents. Results showed that adolescents felt more alert, satiated and content following consumption of breakfast. Additionally, breakfast consumption was associated with improved cognitive performance across the school morning on some cognitive tasks.

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Citation: Defeyter, M.A. and Russo, R. (2013). The effect of breakfast cereal consumption on adolescents’ cognitive performance and mood. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7:789. DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00789

8th Jan 2014

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