Creating a positive emotional context surrounding food and eating with others may help reduce psychosocial impairment and increase food variety in people with severe food avoidance.
Gut bacteria can evolve over time, becoming more pathogenic by gaining the ability to migrate across the gut barrier and persist in organs outside of the intestine, thereby driving chronic inflammation and associated pathologies.
Prenatal supplements vary widely in content, often contained only a subset of essential vitamins, and the levels were often below recommendations, according to new research.
People who consumed lower quantities of simple sugars experienced significant improvement in total acid exposure time, number of reflux episodes, and subjective reports of heartburn and reflux symptoms compared with those consuming higher amounts of simple sugars, according to a new study
Iron deficiency has become the most prevalent micronutrient disorder worldwide, and COVID may be worsening the problem.
If a woman experiences chronic stress late in her pregnancy, it can affect her fetus' ability to absorb iron by as much as 15%, according to a study.
These results provide evidence that everyday levels of hunger are associated with negative emotionality and supports the notion of being "hangry".
This study suggests a framework for identifying affordable and sustainable sources of fibre and their associated nutrients that take advantage of the by-products of food manufacturing that would otherwise be discarded as waste.
Interleukin 1 beta plays an important role in linking up sensory information such as the sight and smell of a meal with subsequent neurally mediated insulin secretion—and in regulating this connection.
Stress during pregnancy could have long-term detrimental effects on the next generation in terms of a less healthy diet and subsequent health implications associated with these effects, such as higher rates of obesity and obesity-related diseases.
Research suggests that food scientific experts and stakeholders need to quickly reach a consensus when it comes to processed foods to benefit consumers and improve health outcomes.
Intermittent fasting has previously been linked by other studies to wound repair and the growth of new neurons—but this study is the first to explain exactly how fasting might help heal nerves.
Our diet can have a huge impact on our mental wellbeing, but what potential does nutritional therapy hold for the treatment of mental health conditions?
This post-hoc analysis indicated that efficacy of B-vitamin supplementation in slowing cognitive decline relates to DHA status, with individuals with higher plasma DHA levels benefitting more from vitamin B12 and folic acid use.
Eating a larger proportion of protein while dieting leads to better food choices and helps avoid the loss of muscle mass, according to a new study.
Only one in 20 medical treatments have high-quality evidence to support their benefits, according to a recent study.
Almost 1 in 5 dementia cases could be prevented with higher Vitamin D intakes - new study shows a causal link
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Scientists find a new link between fructose and diabetes, aggravated by dietary fat.
This study suggested that providing extra dietary omega-3 DHA, especially for those carrying the ApoE4 gene (which approximately doubles an individual's susceptibility to develop Alzheimer's Disease) might slow the development of AD.