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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.









23 February 2017 - The Guardian - Forget five a day, eat 10 portions of fruit and veg to cut risk of early death

Five portions of fruit and veg a day is good for you, but 10 is much better and could prevent up to 7.8 million premature deaths worldwide every year, say scientists.