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EXTENSION ANSWER: Breakfast is food for learning

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Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 2:08 pm

It’s time for those end of the year tests for students. Let me ask you a question, “What simple practice seems to have one of the greatest effects on how well children do in school?” If you answered, “Eating breakfast”, you are correct.

Study after study has shown that children and adult students who eat breakfast do more and better work in school than those who don't. In contrast, those who don't eat breakfast tend to tire more quickly, be more irritable and react less quickly than those who do eat breakfast. Dr. Pat Kendall with Colorado State University provides insight on the relation between breakfast and your child’s scholastic performance.

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