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Don't wake your kids to eat breakfast.

Don't wake your kids to eat breakfast. | School Leadership, Leadership, in General, Tools and Resources, Advice and humor | Scoop.it
Last month, the Journal of the American Dietetic Association published the most comprehensive review to date of why kids and teenagers should eat breakfast. The article surveyed the results of 47 research papers published since 1970 and reported triumphantly that breakfast-eating seems to "improve cognitive function related to memory, test...
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from the article: "The case for circadian rhythms and sleep as key to performance has strong scientific grounding. Sleep researchers have shown that peoples' preferences for morning or evening activity—for being an early bird or a night owl—are partly genetic and can be apparent even early in life. The body's 24-hour cycles are mediated by a brain area called thesuprachiasmatic nucleus, located in the hypothalamus. Small substitutions, or polymorphisms, in several circadian clock genes seem to cause variations within the SCN that may contribute to distinct sleep patterns and time-of-day preferences. Factors like family routine can play a role; still, some people just rise and shine more easily than others."

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People seek high-calorie foods in tough times

People seek high-calorie foods in tough times | School Leadership, Leadership, in General, Tools and Resources, Advice and humor | Scoop.it
Bad news about the economy could cause you to pack on the pounds, according to a new study. The study shows that when there is a perception of tough times, people tend to seek higher-calorie foods that will keep them satisfied longer.
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Power Through Your Workday With Better Eating Habits | CAREEREALISM

Power Through Your Workday With Better Eating Habits | CAREEREALISM | School Leadership, Leadership, in General, Tools and Resources, Advice and humor | Scoop.it
Feeling tired or sluggish at work? Here are a few better eating habits that will help you power through your workday without the struggle...
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» Are You Tired All the Time? Food Might Be to Blame - World of Psychology

» Are You Tired All the Time? Food Might Be to Blame - World of Psychology | School Leadership, Leadership, in General, Tools and Resources, Advice and humor | Scoop.it
There are a multitude of factors that contribute to fatigue. Sometimes when we’re sleepwalking through the day, it is simply because of what we eat.
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