The Effects of Breakfast on Brain Function

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
USDA Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center
University of Arkansas
Information provided by:
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00621595
First received: February 12, 2008
Last updated: August 19, 2009
Last verified: August 2009
  Purpose

To test cognitive abilities of 8-11 year old children under conditions of fasting or receiving a full school breakfast.


Condition Intervention
Healthy
Dietary Supplement: USDA School Breakfast

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Effects of Breakfast on Cognitive Functioning

Further study details as provided by Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute:

Enrollment: 166
Study Start Date: November 2000
Study Completion Date: June 2005
Primary Completion Date: June 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 1
Fasting
Dietary Supplement: USDA School Breakfast
Breakfast containing 340 calories, 57 g carbohydrate, 14 g protein, 6 g fat.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   8 Years to 11 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 8-11 years old
  • Between 25th and 95th percentile, BMI-for-age

Exclusion Criteria:

  • food allergies or some intolerances
  • uncorrected vision
  • IQ < 80
  • Other chronic conditions thought to interfere with the study as determined by the investigator
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00621595

Locations
United States, Arkansas
Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 72202
Sponsors and Collaborators
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
USDA Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center
University of Arkansas
Investigators
Principal Investigator: R Terry Pivik, Ph.D. University of Arkansas for Medial Science
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: R. Terry Pivik, Ph.D. / Principal Investigator, University of Arkansas for Medical Science
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00621595     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 06278
Study First Received: February 12, 2008
Last Updated: August 19, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute:
School Breakfast
Diet
Nutrition
Brain Function
Cognition
USDA
Healthy Children

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 29, 2014