June 17, 2020
Department of Statistical Science and
Centre for Computational Statistics and Machine Learning
Researchers reviewed 47 nutrition studies and concluded that children and adolescents who ate breakfast had better mental function and better school attendance records than those who did not.
They suggested several possible reasons.
For example, eating breakfast may modulate short-term metabolic responses to fasting, cause changes in neurotransmitter concentrations or simply eliminate the distracting physiological effects of hunger.
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