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Foods high in added fats and refined carbs are like cigarettes – addictive and unhealthy
Vegetarian diet quality influences mental health
Diet, exercise can improve teens' mental health
Gut bacteria don't cause autism. Autistic kids' microbiome differences are due to picky eating
Why nitrates and nitrites in processed meats are harmful – but those in vegetables aren’t
What is the short-term impact of sugary drinks in the classroom?
How the microbiome affects human health
How highly processed foods harm memory in the aging brain (and the protective effect of Omega-3 DHA)
Looking to lose weight? Diet drinks might not be the sweet spot: study
Is your child a fussy eater? Top tips to help get them back on track
Scientists claim that overeating is not the primary cause of obesity
Eating a plant rich diet reduces risk of developing COVID-19
Healthy diets linked to better mental health and wellbeing
Sugar: why some people experience side-effects when they quit
Why eating more sugar can leave you with LESS energy
AI reveals how glucose helps the SARS-CoV-2 virus
Increasing your risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) through processed food
Want some holiday reading? Try the National Food Strategy plan. - Michelle's blog
The National Food Strategy
Is it time for a new junk food tax?
Lab analysis finds near-meat and meat are not nutritionally equivalent
Study associates organic food intake in childhood with better cognitive development
Study shows potential dangers of sweeteners
Western high-fat diet can cause chronic pain, according to research team
Switching from Western diet to a balanced diet may reduce skin, joint inflammation
Obesity in teens raises adult diabetes risk, even after weight loss
Urgent action needed to reduce harms of ultra-processed foods to British children
Vegan diets in children may bring heart benefits but pose growth risks
CoQ10 for pregnant rats reverses diet-induced retinal damage in offspring
What happened when I ate ultra-processed food for a month
Western diet may increase risk of gut inflammation, infection
Mouse studies find sugar-free energy drinks just as harmful
Food dyes may cause disease when the immune system is dysregulated, researchers report
Additive used in sweets and cakes not safe: EU watchdog
Titanium dioxide: E171 no longer considered safe when used as a food additive
Nutrition Is the Foundation of Resilience
Study investigates link between prediabetes and youth beverage intake
Study links child behaviour problems to prenatal tobacco smoke and traffic density - and diet
Clear evidence for a link between pro-inflammatory diets and 27 chronic diseases. Here’s how you can eat better
Researchers find negative impact of junk food on kids' skeletal development
Call for urgent action on energy drinks as new UK research reveals daily use among young people
Titanium Teeth
Ultra-processed foods are breaking your heart
High fructose diets could cause immune system damage
Unhealthy Foods Aren’t Just Bad For You, They May Also Be Addictive
Including unhealthy foods may diminish positive effects of an otherwise healthy diet
You know sugar is bad for your kids—here's what you can do
The health risk raised by ultra-processed foods
Different forms of sugar impact hunger-suppressing hormones in young adults
Teens' ultra-processed diet puts their hearts at risk