Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ASNH)(ISSN: 2582-1423)

Review Article Volume 6 Issue 4

Effects of Breakfast on Cognitive Function of Children

Simran Kaur Arora

Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science and Technology, G.B.P.U.A. and T., Pantnagar, Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand, India

*Corresponding Author:Simran Kaur Arora, Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science and Technology, G.B.P.U.A. and T., Pantnagar, Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand, India.

Received: February 28, 2022; Published: March 21, 2022


In the present review article, importance of breakfast for the functioning of child’s brain, his intelligence as reflected through various tests based on memory, mathematical or visual ability and verbal fluency has been discussed. Breakfast and no-breakfast conditions can affect the mental abilities of children. Many schools run programs to provide meal to kids. Type and quality of breakfast can influence the child’s performance and intelligence. There could be varied reasons due to which a healthy child may skip his breakfast, however, the effects of including breakfast are more pronounced for the children who are nutritionally at-risk or malnourished. In such cases, provision of breakfast help bring improvement in performance.

Keywords:Breakfast; Cereal; Brain Function; Cognition; Children


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Citation: Simran Kaur Arora. “Effects of Breakfast on Cognitive Function of Children". Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 6.4 (2022): 75-79.


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