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Food and Behaviour Research

Nutrition can play an important role in behaviour, learning and mood. Scientific evidence shows that diet is important not only for physical health, but also for optimal mental development and functioning.

The FAB website offers information on a wide range of conditions such as ADHD, autism, dyspraxia, anxiety, depression and many other physical and mental issues.

The site presents clear and reliable information on the latest research for people who are interested in its practical applications.

As well as our own published papers and factsheets, we regularly trawl through the scientific press to bring you up to date information on the subject of nutrition and behavioural disorders.

FAB Research also aims to promote, support and carry out further scientific research in this area.

Latest News and Events

New study links combination of two sugars in high fructose corn syrup to heart health risks

  • 17 Sep 2020

Consuming high fructose corn syrup appears to be as bad for your health as consuming sugar in the form of fructose alone.

Study: Astaxanthin and Vitamin E offer cognitive benefits

  • 17 Sep 2020

Can Astaxanthin and Vitamin E improve your memory?

Good nutrition can contribute to keeping COVID-19 and other diseases away

  • 17 Sep 2020

Can a poor diet cause a dysfunctional immune system?

Why diet is the key to kids' mental health

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How does what children eat affect how they behave?

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Is diet the key to minimising age-related mental health problems?

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