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The Effects of Breakfast on Brain Function

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00621595
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 22, 2008
Last Update Posted : September 11, 2015
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute

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

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Healthy Dietary Supplement: USDA School Breakfast Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 166 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Effects of Breakfast on Cognitive Functioning
Study Start Date : November 2000
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2005
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2005

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: 1
Fasting
Dietary Supplement: USDA School Breakfast
Breakfast containing 340 calories, 57 g carbohydrate, 14 g protein, 6 g fat.





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Ages Eligible for Study:   8 Years to 11 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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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Locations
United States, Arkansas
Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 72202
Sponsors and Collaborators
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
Investigators
Principal Investigator: R Terry Pivik, Ph.D. University of Arkansas for Medial Science

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
First Posted: February 22, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 11, 2015
Last Verified: September 2015

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