The Influence of Having Breakfast on Cognitive Performance and Mood

This study has been completed.
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University of Ulm
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00556868
First received: November 9, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2007
History: No changes posted

November 9, 2007
November 9, 2007
October 2005
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Sustained attention, immediate memory, mood [ Time Frame: 2 h ]
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The Influence of Having Breakfast on Cognitive Performance and Mood
The Influence of Having Breakfast on Cognitive Performance and Mood in High School Students

Breakfast is often labelled the most important meal of the day.

Parents and teachers quite often stress its importance for successful learning during the morning hours. With declining numbers of children and especially adolescents eating breakfast regularly, the study examines the influence of breakfast consumption on cognition and mood of high school students.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Fasting
Other: Breakfast/no breakfast

A: Breakfast on the first day of intervention. Fasting (no breakfast) on the second day of intervention.

B: Breakfast on the second day of intervention. Fasting (no breakfast) on the first day of intervention

  • Experimental: A
    Breakfast on the first day of intervention, fasting (no breakfast) on the second day of intervention
    Intervention: Other: Breakfast/no breakfast
  • Experimental: B
    Fasting (no breakfast) on the first day of intervention, breakfast on the second day of intervention
    Intervention: Other: Breakfast/no breakfast
Widenhorn-Müller K, Hille K, Klenk J, Weiland U. Influence of having breakfast on cognitive performance and mood in 13- to 20-year-old high school students: results of a crossover trial. Pediatrics. 2008 Aug;122(2):279-84.

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Completed
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December 2005
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy high school students

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diabetes
Both
13 Years to 20 Years
Yes
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Germany
 
NCT00556868
241/2004
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University of Ulm
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Principal Investigator: Katharina A Widenhorn-Mueller, PhD Centre for Neuroscience and Learning, University of Ulm
Principal Investigator: Katrin Hille, PhD Centre for Neuroscience and Learning, University of Ulm
Principal Investigator: Jochen Klenk, MPH Institute of Epidemiology, University of Ulm
Principal Investigator: Weiland Ulrike, MD Centre for Neuroscience and Learning, University of Ulm
University of Ulm
November 2007

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