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02 Nov 2015 - MS Society - Dietary Omega-3 Linked to Lower Risk of First Diagnosis of Central Nervous System Demyelination

An ongoing study on MS risk factors in Australia found that eating foods high in omega-3 fatty acids, especially from fish but not from plants, was associated with a decreased risk of developing a first clinical diagnosis of central nervous system demyelination (an episode that indicates a high risk of MS).





12 Oct 2015 - The Conversation - Health Check: seven nutrients important for mental health - and where to find them

An increasingly robust body of research points to the detrimental effect of unhealthy diets and nutrient deficiencies, and to the protective value of healthy diets – along with select nutritional supplements as required – for maintaining and promoting mental health.





10 Sep 2015 - Eurekalert - Eating a lot of fish may help curb depression risk -- at least in Europe

Association equally significant among men and women, pooled data analysis shows



08 Sept 2015 - Dutch prisoners enrolled in dietary supplement aggression study

Violent offenders in the Netherlands will receive micronutrient and omega-3 supplements as part of an intervention to reduce aggressive behaviour among prisoners.





27 Aug 2015 - FoodNavigator - Stop counting calories and start promoting nutritional value, urge researchers

When it comes to cutting levels of obesity-related heart disease and death, it’s time to stop counting calories, and start to make simple changes that improve the nutritional value of diets, argue public health experts.



24 Aug 2015 - Nutraingredients - The link between psychosis and malnutrition

First-time psychosis sufferers are far more likely to be deficient in micronutrients and protein than the general population – and more intervention studies are needed to explore strategies against this, say UK researchers.


24 Aug 2015 - The Guardian - Robert Lustig: the man who believes sugar is poison

The maverick scientist has long argued that sugar is as harmful as cocaine or tobacco – and that the food industry has been adding too much of it to our meals for too long. A convert hears more about his theory