Katie Adolphus,* Clare L. Lawton, and Louise Dye, Front Hum Neurosci. 2013; 7: 425. Published online 2013 Aug 8. Pre-published online 2013 Jun 25. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00425

Breakfast consumption is associated with positive outcomes for diet quality, micronutrient intake, weight status and lifestyle factors. Breakfast has been suggested to positively affect learning in children in terms of behavior, cognitive, and school performance. However, these assertions are largely based on evidence which demonstrates acute effects of breakfast on cognitive performance. Less research which examines the effects of breakfast on the ecologically valid outcomes of academic performance or in-class behavior is available. READ MORE