Cognitive Performance and Dehydration

  title={Cognitive Performance and Dehydration},
  author={A. Adan},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition},
  pages={71 - 78}
  • A. Adan
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American College of Nutrition
  • No matter how mild, dehydration is not a desirable condition because there is an imbalance in the homeostatic function of the internal environment. This can adversely affect cognitive performance, not only in groups more vulnerable to dehydration, such as children and the elderly, but also in young adults. However, few studies have examined the impact of mild or moderate dehydration on cognitive performance. This paper reviews the principal findings from studies published to date examining… CONTINUE READING
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