The CNP Diet and Performance Research Category consolidates research exploring the interdependent relationship between dietary intake and child and adolescent performance.

To view each original study on the open internet, click “Original.” To view the CNP summary of the study, click “CNP Summary.” While a small portion of the studies in this research category is available below for free, the full set of studies (and their summaries) are available to CNP members through the CNP Library Membership (available Fall 2021).

2019

Higher diet quality in university students is associated with higher academic achievement: a cross-sectional study
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2019

Scholastic performance, test anxiety, dietary intakes and their interrelationship in urban and rural adolescents
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2020

The effect of eating habits' quality on scholastic performance in Turkish adolescents
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2019

Associations between food group intake, cognition, and academic achievement in elementary school children
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2018

Adherence to the Mediterranean Diet is related to healthy habits, learning processes, and academic achievement in adolescents: a cross-sectional study
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2020

An overview on the associations between health behaviors and brain health in children and adolescents with special reference to diet quality
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2017

Is there an association between dietary intake and academic achievement: a systematic review
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2016

The effect of healthy dietary consumption on executive cognitive functioning in children and adolescents: a systematic review
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2020

Evaluating Mediterranean diet adherence in university student populations: does this dietary pattern affect students' academic performance and mental health
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2014

Associations between healthy lifestyle behaviors and academic performance in U.S. undergraduates: A secondary Analysis of the American College Health Association's National College Health Assessment II
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2019

How lifestyle factors affect cognitive and executive function and the ability to learn in children
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2016

Nutritional quality of diet and academic performance in Chilean students
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2019

The Influence of adherence to the Mediterranean diet on academic performance is mediated by sleep quality in adolescents
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2020

Dietary changes and its psychosocial moderators during the university examination period
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2018

Dietary quality linkage to overall competence at school and emotional disturbance in representative Taiwanese young adolescents: dependence on gender, parental characteristics and personal behaviors
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2016

Dietary habits are associated with school performance in adolescents
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2017

Associations between selected dietary behaviours and Academic achievement: a study of Australian school aged children
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2019

Dietary patterns and school performance: evidence from a sample of adolescents in Sicily, Italy
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2015

The relationship between unhealthy snacking at school and academic outcomes: a population study in Chilean school children
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2018

The apples of academic performance: associations between dietary patterns and academic performance in Australian children
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2020

Is academic achievement related to Mediterranean Diet, substance use and social-cognitive factors: Findings from Lebanese adolescents
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2019

The influence of adherence to the Mediterranean diet on academic performance is mediated by sleep quality in adolescents
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2008

Relationships between dietary habits and the prevalence of fatigue in medical students
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2020

Evaluating Mediterranean diet adherence in university student populations: Does this dietary pattern affect students' academic performance and mental health?
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