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Children's diet and mental health - news

Children's diet quality predicts their mental health and wellbeing
New research finds school children may not be consuming enough long-chain omega-3 fats
Study associates organic food intake in childhood with better cognitive development
Brain alterations detected in obese children
Mouse studies find sugar-free energy drinks just as harmful
Managing children's weight, blood pressure and cholesterol protects brain function mid-life
Study links child behaviour problems to prenatal tobacco smoke and traffic density - and diet
Naturally Informed Mental Wellness - FREE virtual conference
Vitamin D levels during pregnancy linked with child IQ - AGAIN
Scholars link obesity and disease to dramatic dietary changes
24 May 2020 - 'Laughing gas' depletes Vitamin B12 and can cause irreversible brain damage
30 March 2020 - Alcohol consumption by fathers before conception could negatively impact child development (and choline supplementation in pregnancy reduces similar brain damage from maternal alcohol consumption)
4 March 2020 - Finding Genius Podcast - Researching the Role of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Physical and Mental Health
28 February 2020 - MedicalXpress - Eating fruit during pregnancy boosts babies' brain development, new study confirms
19 February 2020 - MedicalXpress - World failing to provide children with a healthy life and a climate fit for their future: WHO-UNICEF-Lancet
1 February - The Mail Online - Should you be worried that food isn't as good for you as it used to be?
28 January 2020 - BBC - How a vegan diet could affect your intelligence
11 December 2019 - The Conversation - How junk food shapes the developing teenage brain
18 November 2019 - MedicalXpress - High-fat (Omega-6-rich, Omega-3 deficient) maternal diet can cause brain damage in the unborn child
'High-fat' (Omega-6-rich, Omega-3 deficient) maternal diet can cause life-long changes in the fetal brain
28 August 2019 - BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health - Could we be overlooking a potential choline crisis in the United Kingdom?
10 June 2019 - The Conversation - Drinking alcohol at conception shown to harm rats – new study
23 May 2019 - MedicalXpress - Pediatricians should encourage fish consumption for children
MedicalXpress - No such thing as 'sugar rush' - sugar worsens mood rather than improving it
18 March 2019 - The Guardian - Nutritional psychiatry: can you eat yourself happier?
25 February 2019 - zoeharcombe.com - Is a vegan diet safe for infants and children?
21 February 2019 - MedicalXpress - Could saffron be as effective as stimulant medicines in treating ADHD?
13 February 2019 - Psychology Today - Micronutrients in Psychiatry: Sound Science or Just Hype?
11 February 2019 - Nutraingredients - Norway’s food authorities warn of caffeine-containing energy drinks’ effect on kids
5 February 2019 - MedicalXpress - Adolescents with celiac disease are at higher risk of eating disorder
31 January 2019 - Questioning Answers - Milk opioid peptides and dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPPIV) linked to autism
Why vegan diets for babies come with significant risks
4 December 2018 - MedicalXpress - Microbial-based treatment reverses autism spectrum social deficits in mouse models
29 November 2018 - The Guardian - 'Diabolical' diets: four in 10 children consume sugary drinks daily
29 November 2018 - Questioning Answers - "Vitamin D and omega-3 reduced irritability symptoms in children with ASD"
14 September 2018 - MedicalXpress - Toxic metal pollution linked with development of autism spectrum disorder
18 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - Autism risk determined by health of mom's gut, research reveals
28 June 2018 - Neuroscience News - Early Maternal Diet Affects Brain Development and Adult Memory
‘Elegant research’: Omega-3 supplements for children may reduce aggressive behavior in their parents too
27 April 2018 - Nutraingredients - Lancet nutrition series: Pre-pregnancy supplementation ‘insufficient’ to boost offspring health
17 April 2018 - MedicalXpress - Parental diet before conception affects child's health
7 March 2018 - Nutraingredients - Omega-3 trial fails to reproduce benefits on child reading and memory seen in earlier study
27 February 2018 - The Conversation - Children are far from protected from junk food ads – especially on social media
21 February 2018 - Science Daily - Securing a child's future needs to start during parents' teen years
20 December 2017 - Science Daily - Struggling to get your kids to eat healthy? 'Don't give up!' researchers say
25 July 2017 - Nutraingredients - Food-based iodine during pregnancy important for child brain development
20 July 2017 - Healio - Maternal vitamin D level linked to adverse events in childhood development
13 July 2017 - Science Daily - Maternal obesity during pregnancy may be linked to behavioral problems in boys
27 March 2017 - MedicalXpress - High burden of iodine deficiency found in Israel's first national survey
Micronutrients for ADHD Symptoms in Children