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Artificial Sweeteners during pregnancy may affect baby's microbiome and increase obesity risk
Foods high in added fats and refined carbs are like cigarettes – addictive and unhealthy
Diet trumps drugs for anti aging and good metabolic health
Diet, exercise can improve teens' mental health
Gut bacteria don't cause autism. Autistic kids' microbiome differences are due to picky eating
How the microbiome affects human health
How highly processed foods harm memory in the aging brain (and the protective effect of Omega-3 DHA)
Nutrition in primary care yields health and economic benefits
Looking to lose weight? Diet drinks might not be the sweet spot: study
Microbiome: ‘good’ gut bacteria really could help you lose weight – new study
Scientists claim that overeating is not the primary cause of obesity
Clues to brain health may lie in the gut
The bitter truth of added sugar: What excessive fructose consumption can do to your body
Higher maternal prenatal BMI may harm child cognition
Research uncovers how fructose in the diet contributes to obesity, and can promote tumour growth
Sugar: why some people experience side-effects when they quit
Harmful body fat not only increases your waistline, but also your risk of dementia
Want some holiday reading? Try the National Food Strategy plan. - Michelle's blog
Fatty liver more common in children of mothers with obesity
Is it time for a new junk food tax?
Western high-fat diet can cause chronic pain, according to research team
Obesity in teens raises adult diabetes risk, even after weight loss
Low-fiber, high-fat diets adversely impact the gut
Urgent action needed to reduce harms of ultra-processed foods to British children
Brain alterations detected in obese children
Gut to brain: Nerve cells detect what we eat
Western diet may increase risk of gut inflammation, infection
Managing children's weight, blood pressure and cholesterol protects brain function mid-life
Is Your Belly Fat Fogging Your Thinking?
New research reveals why some of us are hungry all the time
How the gut microbiota develops in the first five years of life
Ultra-processed foods are breaking your heart
UK medical schools fail to offer minimum nutrition training
Consumption of added sugar doubles fat production
Exercise during pregnancy may save children from health problems as adults
Could what we eat improve our sleep?
Early antibiotic exposure linked with childhood obesity
The gut mycobiome influences the metabolism of processed foods
College of Medicine partners with ITN Productions to launch The Food Manifesto in autumn 2021
Study: Diet high in poor quality carbohydrates increases heart disease and death
High fructose diets could cause immune system damage
Unhealthy Foods Aren’t Just Bad For You, They May Also Be Addictive
Obesity may exacerbate the effects of Alzheimer's disease, new study shows
You know sugar is bad for your kids—here's what you can do
Different forms of sugar impact hunger-suppressing hormones in young adults
Youth depression tied to higher risk of 66 diseases and premature death
Glyphosate can create biomarkers predicting disease in future generations.....IN MICE
Study discovers microbiome modulation possibilities in obese population
Changes to the brain's reward system may drive overeating in mice
Study: Fructose syrup disrupts gut microbiome but fruit can undo negative effects