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10 March 2017 - Nutraingredients - Could probiotic ease depression? Mouse study suggests so…

Lactobacillus, a probiotic bacteria found in live-culture yogurt and sauerkraut, could reverse depressive symptoms, according to a new mouse study that researchers think could hold true in humans.






8 March 2017 - Nutraingredients - Low omega-3 intakes a ‘concern’ for pregnant women: US data

Pregnant women in the US should be encouraged to consume more omega-3s, with a new analysis showing that intakes of EPA and DHA are falling short of recommendations.









6 March 2017 - The Conversation - How diets high in sugar and saturated fat could be harming your brain

A lot of research has been conducted to establish the risks that a high energy diet – high in saturated fat and sugar – poses to our health. The most common known results of such diets include obesity, heart disease and diabetes, but research suggests that a diet high in fat and sugar can also have a significant impact on our cognition – the way we learn, remember, and think.


6 March 2017 - MedicalXpress - How mood and eating behaviour are connected

How do food and emotions link? Which emotions lead to overeating? International research groups examine the eating habits of healthy and bulimic individuals.


6 March 2017 - Medical Daily - Omega-3 Fatty Acids Could Minimize Air Pollution Damage, Says New Study

Air Pollution Causes 7 Million Deaths Per Year Says WHO. So how can omega-3 help?



3 March 2017 - Nutraingedients - Gut bacteria impacts intestine and behaviour in IBS patients

Gut bacteria appears to alter intestinal as well as behavioural patterns in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients in a discovery that points to the strength of microbiota-directed therapies.