Lack of effect of short-term fasting on cognitive function.

  title={Lack of effect of short-term fasting on cognitive function.},
  author={Michael W Green and Nicola A. Elliman and Peter J. Rogers},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric research},
  volume={29 3},
In a study designed to assess the effects of short-term food deprivation on cognitive function, a sample of female subjects (N = 21) was tested on a number of measures of cognitive function after three levels of food deprivation (miss one meal, miss two meals or miss all food for 24 h prior to testing) and a condition in which they ate normally for 24 h prior to testing. There was found to be no significant effects of food deprivation on sustained attention, attentional focus, simple reaction… CONTINUE READING
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