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Diet and cognition in children - news

30 August 2018 - BBC News - Government proposes energy drinks ban for children
Mediterranean diet may improve academic performance by affecting sleep
Foods combining fats and carbohydrates more rewarding than foods with just fats or carbs
Iodine deficiency: No longer just a third-world issue, warns study
7 March 2018 - Nutraingredients - Omega-3 trial fails to reproduce benefits on child reading and memory seen in earlier study
Omega fish oils don't improve children's reading skills or memory, study finds
Nutrients in child's first 1,000 days key for neurodevelopment
Your Brain on Plants: Micronutrients and Mental Health
Eating more foods with choline during pregnancy could boost baby's brain
Food Fights: Are Vegan Diets Healthier for the Brain?
Children born to obese, overweight mothers may be at higher risk for neurodevelopmental problems, study finds
Benefits of moderate fish consumption in pregnancy may outweigh mercury effects, suggests study
Meta-analysis supports potential of omega-3s for ADHD
Maternal vitamin D may be vital to childhood development
Dad's diet influences brain agility of kids: Mice study
Prenatal Nutritional Deficiency and Psychosis: Where Do We Go From Here?
Omega-3 essential fatty acid deficiency higher in children with ADHD, despite normal intakes, research reveals
3 Jan 2017 - Psych Central - Parents’ Obesity May Slow Child Development
Prenatal Vitamin D Could Lower Baby's ADHD Risk, While Some Diabetes Drugs May do the Opposite
05 September 2016 - Mail Online - Children who eat plenty of oily fish may be better readers than their peers, experts say
Review: B vitamins, the brain (& deficiencies)
11 May 2016 - Nutraingredients - Good nutrition has large say in kids' social behaviour, research suggests
08 May 2016 - Medical Xpress - Research points to omega-3 as a nutritional intervention for childhood behavioral problems
“Exciting results”: Tufts/Harvard meta-analysis supports omega-3s for child brain development
Parents and teachers unaware of mental benefits of good childhood nutrition
26 Jan 2016 - Nutraingredients - Low folate in early pregnancy linked with poorer cognition in children later
Why Most People Fail to 'Get the Fats Right' - and How You can do Better!
16 Sep 2015 - Nutraingredients - Omega-3 supplements may help attention for kids with and without ADHD
9th Sept 2015 - Huffington Post - ADHD and Diet: The Effect of Omega-3 Fatty Acids
A simple daily pregnancy pill could boost population IQ and save the NHS money
BBC News - Why an iron fish can make you stronger
Can food improve your exam performance?
Organic and long-life milk 'risk to children's IQ', new study
31 March 2015 - The Science Times - Poorer Children Have Smaller Brains Researchers Say
Omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D may control brain serotonin
03 February 2015 - EurekAlert - Socioeconomic differences in adolescent health getting wider
Fatty acids in fish may shield brain from mercury damage
26 December 2014 - Medical News Today - Fast-food consumption in children linked to poorer academic outcomes
08 December 2014 - Science Daily - Each dollar spent on kids' nutrition can yield more than $100 later
02 December 2014 - Science Daily - Why does physical activity during childhood matter?
29 October 2014 - The Conversation - Mom's prenatal hardship turns baby's genes on and off
17 October 2014 - Health Canal - Omega 3 can help children with ADD
Beyond Obesity: Western Diet Shown to Make People Unintelligent
Research-backed Nutrients for Kids?
Can Fatty Acids in Breast Milk Predict Children's Test Scores?
EFSA - Scientific Opinion on health benefits of seafood (fish and shellfish) consumption in relation to health risks associated with exposure to methylmercury
Iron absorption into the brain may be abnormal in ADHD, detectable by MRI
22 May 2014 - FAB Researchers present at the Dieticians of Canada Omega-3 Symposium, Toronto
University of Oxford - 'Higher levels of omega-3 in diet associated with better sleep'
Research indicates Causal Link between Vitamin D, Serotonin Synthesis and Autism