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Researchers find a poor quality diet may lead to brain changes associated with depression and anxiety
For women with antenatal depression, micronutrients might help them and their babies – new study
Prenatal supplements fall woefully short in providing crucial nutrition during pregnancy – and most women don’t even know it
'When you improve nutrition, you reduce violence': Psychologist Kimberley Wilson on working in Europe's largest women's prison
A Mediterranean diet can ease symptoms of stress and anxiety, says study
Brain activity related to craving and heavy drinking differs across sexes, study reveals
'Profound' link between dietary choices and brain health, new research shows
Sugar cravings could be caused by loneliness, study finds
How food preferences are linked to cognition and brain health – and why a balanced diet is superior
Pilot study shows ketogenic diet improves severe mental illness
Consistent evidence links ultra-processed food to over 30 damaging health outcomes - including mental ill-health and sleep problems
Could ultra-processed foods be the new 'silent' killer?
Study provides first evidence of direct impact of serotonin on development of prefrontal cortex
Evidence shows risks associated with energy drinks in children
Why Your Brain Hates Junk Food
Fatty foods can impair the body's response to everyday stress, research suggests
The Number-One Worst Food for Your Brain
The potential of polyunsaturated fatty acids in alleviating depression and reducing suicide risk
Balancing omega-3 and omega-6 impacts cognitive function
Omega-3 may be an “effective add-on therapeutic” for depression
This Is Your Brain on Junk Food
Consumption of Ultra Processed Food and Mental Wellbeing Outcomes
Ultra-processed food linked to higher risk of depression, research finds
Anaemia afflicts nearly 1 in 4 people worldwide, but there are practical strategies for reducing it
Food supplementation with coconut oil can cause obesity, study shows
Eating emulsifiers during pregnancy and lactation linked to health risks in mouse offspring
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9 signs you have inflammation in your body. Could an anti-inflammatory diet help?
Gut microbes are the community within you that you can't live without – how eating well can cultivate your microbial and social self
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Australia's health care system must change to address 'rising tide' of youth mental ill health, say psychiatrists
The Three Channels of Gut-Brain Communication
Obesity and Mental Health: A Surprisingly Strong Connection
Food for thought: South European Atlantic diet shows promising link to lower depression risk
New data demonstrates potential role of probiotic supplementation in adults with major depressive disorder
Is Integrative Psychiatry Going Mainstream?
That salad isn’t just good for your nutrition–it may help stave off depression
Critical Brain Nutrients: Evidence that Current Dietary Advice Harms Mental Health – and Potential Solutions
Could low iron be making mental health symptoms worse?
A student's poor eating habits can lead to a lifetime of illness, says researcher
The Mediterranean diet: Good for your health and your wallet, says study
A larger dose of vitamin D may decrease psychiatric symptoms at school age
Eating too much ultra-processed food could induce depression
Is there an association between the consumption of ultra-processed food and adverse microbiota-gut-brain axis implications?
Switching meat and milk for plant-based copies misses vital nutrients
Feeling Stressed? It Might Be Your Liver Calling
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Effects of single plant-based vs. animal-based meals on satiety and mood
How diet affects a child's mental health