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School Breakfast Participation Leads To Academic, Psychosocial Improvements

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September 21, 1998
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Massachusetts General Hospital
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A new study by researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and other institutions lends support to traditional beliefs about the importance of a good breakfast. The report in the September Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine finds that children who increase their participation in school breakfast programs tend to show improvement on a wide range of measures of social and academic functioning.

A new study by researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and other institutions lends support to traditional beliefs about the importance of a good breakfast. The report in the September Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine finds that children who increase their participation in school breakfast programs tend to show improvement on a wide range of measures of social and academic functioning.


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Massachusetts General Hospital. "School Breakfast Participation Leads To Academic, Psychosocial Improvements." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 21 September 1998. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/09/980919115732.htm>.
Massachusetts General Hospital. (1998, September 21). School Breakfast Participation Leads To Academic, Psychosocial Improvements. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 19, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/09/980919115732.htm
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