Special Issue "Dietary Intake and Behavior in Children"
A special issue of Nutrients (ISSN 2072-6643).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 March 2017) | Viewed by 126933
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Interests: diet quality; childhood nutrition; school feeding; feelings of hunger and fullness; diet and learning; dietary guidance
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Special Issue in Nutrients: Dietary Intake, Brain Development and Learning
Dietary intake in children is not only associated with current and future health, but also with behavior and learning. Especially during early childhood throughout the school-age years, adequate food and nutrient intake to support brain development and function are critical. Furthermore, data on the effect of sugar intake on children’s activity levels, or their ability to focus on cognitive tasks, are mixed. More research in nutrition and children’s behavior is needed: How does behavior affect children’s nutrition? and how nutrition affect children’s behavior?
Dr. Sibylle Kranz
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- dietary intake
- eating behavior
- pediatric nutrition
- cognitive functioning