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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
Childhood diet has lifelong impact
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
ADHD is related to high-sugar, unhealthy diets
Scholars link obesity and disease to dramatic dietary changes
High fructose intake may drive aggressive behaviors, ADHD and bipolar disorder
Sugary beverages consumed while breastfeeding affect cognitive development in children
16 April 2020 - European Scientist - Covid 19 and the elephant in the room
"Not all plant-based patterns of eating are healthy,” warns CVD study author
Researchers find a western-style diet can impair brain function
How ultra-processed food took over your shopping basket
Should you be worried that food isn't as good for you as it used to be?
Food additives and sweeteners found to impact gut microbiome diversity
14 January 2020 - MedicalXpress - Urgent action on diet needed to stem rising tide of chronic disease in less developed nations
Sugar changes the chemistry of your brain
6 January 2020 - MedicalXpress - Processed foods highly correlated with obesity epidemic in the US
The double burden of nutrition: When malnutrition and obesity overlap
16 December 2019 - The Guardian - Malnutrition and obesity now a global problem, say experts
Refined carbs may trigger insomnia, finds study
11 December 2019 - MedicalXpress - Study finds association between poor diet, age-related macular degeneration
How junk food shapes the developing teenage brain
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
Sugar binges increase risk of inflammatory bowel disease
12 November 2019 - EurekAlert - Depression linked to nutrition in middle-aged and older Canadians
6 November 2019 - MedicalXpress - Dodgy diet affects daytime drowsiness
5 November 2019 - MedicalXpress - Study offers data-driven definition of unhealthy yet pervasive 'hyper-palatable' foods
1 November 2019 - MedScape - Rise of Obesity in America: Should We Be Alarmed?
30 October 2019 - Helio - Parents of children with autism may benefit from diet interventions
Trans fats linked to higher dementia risk
Blood biomarker for dietary trans fats predicts dementia, Alzheimer's disease
Evidence of behavioral, biological similarities between compulsive overeating and addiction
24 September 2019 - MedicalXpress - 'Report card' on diet trends: Low-quality carbs account for 42 percent of a day's calories
19 September 2019 - MedicalXpress - Junk food diet may predict future depression symptoms in teens
Poor diet may affect long-term spatial memory, study finds
The rise of ARFID: the truth about the eating disorder that made a teenager go blind
Bristol teenager loses sight and hearing due to processed food diet
Poor diet causes blindness in a young 'fussy eater'
Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)
High fat 'fast food' diet during pregnancy slows learning in offspring, rat study suggests
29 July 2019 - The Conversation - Why are school lunches still so unhealthy?