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Investigation of How Morning Nutrition Influences Cognitive Performance

2017-05-31 18:38:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This project will assess the effects of the macro-nutrient make-up of morning food intake on cognitive performance using visual analog scale (VAS) measures, behavioral tests, and advanced high-density electrophysiological techniques (256-channel recordings). Two Isocaloric cereal products will be tested and compared to determine if measures of cognitive performance as well as satiety will change after consumption.

Study Design

Conditions

Cognitive Performance

Intervention

Cereal with B glucan, Cereal without B glucan

Location

The Sheryl and Daniel R. Tishman Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory
The Bronx
New York
United States
10461

Status

Completed

Source

PepsiCo Global R&D

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-05-31T18:38:21-0400

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An unbranched glucan in starch.

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