Food and Behaviour Research

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Obesity - general

Body weight has surprising, alarming impact on brain function
Study pinpoints brain cells that trigger sugar cravings and consumption
Fast fructose consumption overwhelms the gut and leads to fatty liver
Oat and rye bran fibres alter gut microbiota, reducing weight gain and hepatic inflammation
Researchers find on-off switch for inflammation related to overeating
May 7th 2020 - Revealing links between education and a good diet
16 April 2020 - European Scientist - Covid 19 and the elephant in the room
8 April - MedicalXpress - Maternal obesity may be related to risk for ADHD in children
10 March 2020 - MedicalXpress - Junk food orders up trouble for young brains
3 March 2020 - MedicalXpress - Visceral fat delivers signal to the brain that hurts cognition
3 March 2020 - Science Daily - The origin of satiety: Brain cells that change shape after a meal
3 March 2020 - Science Daily - Resolving bitter debate over low-cal sweeteners
25 February 2020 - MedicalXpress - Chronic inflammation in pregnancy linked to childhood neurodevelopmental delays
19 February 2020 - The Guardian - Researchers find a western-style diet can impair brain function
19 February 2020 - MedicalXpress - World failing to provide children with a healthy life and a climate fit for their future: WHO-UNICEF-Lancet
19 February 2020 - MedicalXpress - Maternal obesity linked to ADHD and behavioral problems in children, study suggests
13 February 2020 - The Guardian - How ultra-processed food took over your shopping basket
7 February 2020 - MedicalXpress - Neurobiological mechanisms involved in the loss of control in a study in mice revealed
30 January 2019 - MedicalXpress - Low-calorie sweeteners do not mean low risk for infants
22 January 2020 - The Guardian - The poo panacea: inside the strange, surprising world of faecal transplants
14 January 2020 - MedicalXpress - Urgent action on diet needed to stem rising tide of chronic disease in less developed nations
8 January 2020 - MedicalXpress - Healthy habits in middle age linked to longer life free from disease
6 January 2020 - MedicalXpress - Processed foods highly correlated with obesity epidemic in the US
6 January 2020 - Science Daily - Complexity around childhood obesity
3 January 2020 - Science Daily - Study finds dopamine, biological clock link to snacking, overeating and obesity
30 December 2019 - MedicalXpress - Study: Children who drank whole milk had lower risk of being overweight or obese
23 December 2019 - Science Daily - Moms' obesity in pregnancy is linked to lag in sons' development and IQ
23 December 2019 - Reuters - Nearly All U.S. Kids Eating Added Sugars Before Age 2
18 December 2019 - Futurity - More body fat may hamper thinking as you age
18 December 2019 - Nutraingredients - The double burden of nutrition: When malnutrition and obesity overlap
18 December 2019 - MedicalXpress - Study: Obesity could affect brain development in children
16 December 2019 - The Guardian - Malnutrition and obesity now a global problem, say experts
11 December 2019 - The Conversation - How junk food shapes the developing teenage brain
5 December 2019 - The Conversation - Limited eating times could be a new way to fight obesity and diabetes
4 December 2019 - The Conversation - Why it can be hard to stop eating even when you’re full: Some foods may be designed that way
3 December - BBC News - 'Sugar overload' warning for festive hot drinks
25 November 2019 - MedicalXpress - MRI reveals brain damage in obese teens
21 November 2019 - MedicalXpress - Obesity, other factors may speed up brain aging
21 November 2019 - MedicalXpress - Mothers' depression and anxiety linked to unhealthy diets for children
21 November 2019 - MedicalXpress - Omega-3 fatty acids' health benefit linked to stem cell control, researchers find
14 November 2019 - The Conversation - Your brain on sugar: What the science actually says
12 November 2019 - MedicalXpress - Vitamin B12 deficiency linked to obesity during pregnancy
5 November 2019 - MedicalXpress - Study offers data-driven definition of unhealthy yet pervasive 'hyper-palatable' foods
5 November 2019 - MedicalXpress - High waist circumference associated with elevated risk of obesity-related dementia
1 November 2019 - MedScape - Rise of Obesity in America: Should We Be Alarmed?
30 October 2019 - MedicalXpress - Avocados may help manage obesity, prevent diabetes
29 October 2019 - MedicalXpress - Can't stop putting your hand in the candy dish? Scientists may have found why
28 October 2019 - MedicalXpress - Workplace sales ban on sugared drinks shows positive health effects
22 October 2019 - MedicalXpress - Reduced food intake in old mice can no longer improve health
17 October 2019 - MedicalXpress - Evidence of behavioral, biological similarities between compulsive overeating and addiction