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NZ: Children’s eating affects school performance

Nutrition impacts on learning: “the kids are so much easier to teach”

The Obesity Action Coalition has released a new report which reviews the research on how children?s eating affects their school performance. It found “strong and consistent evidence that school attendance and classroom behaviour improve when undernourished children eat healthier food.”

Read more: OAC media release / Scoop, 24 May 2006

Download report A Rapid Review of the Literature on the Association Between Nutrition and School Pupil Performance (PDF 456 KB)

Published on May 31, 2006 in New Zealand news