In his book "The Mind-Gut Connection: How the Hidden Conversation Within Our Bodies Impacts Our Mood, Our Choices, and Our Overall Health" (Harper Collins, 2016), Dr. Emeran Mayer retells Petrov's story, and he notes how many historic and present-day decision-makers have cited unspecified feelings in their gut as tipping the balance on a difficult call.
A high intake of lutein appears to slow down cognitive decline, a US study suggests, as findings appear to support previous outcomes linking this nutrient to improved mental health.
Low levels of maternal iodine may be linked to reduced brain development at age three, a new study has suggested.
Eating foods included in two healthy diets -- the Mediterranean or the MIND diet -- is linked to a lower risk for memory difficulties in older adults, according to a new study.
Children born to mothers with inadequate vitamin D-serum 25(OH)D levels were more likely to have suboptimal gross-motor skills when compared with children born to mothers with adequate levels, according to research recently published in the British Journal of Nutrition.
Maternal obesity and child neurodevelopmental problems have both increased in the U.S. and scientists have suggested a possible link.
Study found that vitamin D level in pregnancy is associated with neurodevelopmental outcomes in the offspring. Children born to women with low levels of vitamin D in pregnancy are more likely to have suboptimal fine- and gross-motor skills.
Coffee addicts and aficionados often say drinking the bitter liquid makes life worth living, but the habit may also help them live longer, according to two major international studies.
Coffee consumption has been shown to offer anti-ageing benefits and contribute to improved insulin resistance, according to new research from Japan.
New research suggesting vitamin D3 is twice as effective as vitamin should turn current guidance ‘on its head’, say those behind the study.
High intake of sugar during pregnancy could increase risk of childhood allergy and allergic asthma, according to a new large-scale study.
Immune cells in the brain trigger overeating and weight gain in response to diets rich in fat, according to a new study in mice.
High maternal sugar intake during pregnancy may increase the risk of allergy and allergic asthma in the offspring, according to an early study involving almost 9,000 mother-child pairs.