Researchers discover that specific neurons in the central nucleus of the amygdala (CeA) contribute to reward-like behaviors, alcohol consumption in particular.
People who eat a diet high in processed meat, fried food, refined grains and high-fat dairy are three times more likely to develop late-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to this research.
The adolescent brain is vulnerable to diet-induced changes, but these changes may endure through life.
Stress and poor nutrition probably increase risk of developing depressed mood.
New results from the largest long-term study of brain development and children's health raise provocative questions about obesity and brain function.
A ketone-supplemented diet may protect neurons from death during the progression of Alzheimer's disease, according to mouse-based research.
The International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL) has released new guidelines to encourage best practice in clinical trial design and study interpretation.
New research suggests there is another simple tool to fight off high blood sugar, high blood pressure and high cholesterol: restricting your eating time to a daily 10-hour window.
Research shows that levels of cholesterol and fat in a newborn's blood can reliably predict that child's psychological and social health five years later.
Studies indicate that pregnant women do not meet nutritional recommendations for vegetable, cereal grain, folate, iron or calcium intake requirements.
Introducing certain foods to infants early on can prevent them from developing an allergy - study
If pregnant women take significant amounts of the psychostimulants coffee, nicotine and amphetamine during pregnancy, their children have a higher risk of developing neurological and psychiatric problems later in life.
Certain foods, such as pizza, crisps and chocolate biscuits are easy to keep eating, even when we're full. In such foods, a synergy between key ingredients creates an artificially enhanced palatability experience that is greater than any key ingredient would produce alone. Researchers call this hyperpalatability.
While each person's gut microbiome is unique and tends to remain relatively stable, daily transient fluctuations are observed, and diet is a key modifiable factor.
A leading nutritionist is calling for greater awareness of vitamin D deficiency in younger healthy populations that are becoming susceptible to an increased diabetes risk as a result.
Exposure to cadmium, a known human carcinogen, even at levels found in people who do not smoke cigarettes, leads to accelerated cognitive impairment, according to a new animal study.
Seasonal lattes and hot chocolates being sold by some High Street coffee chains can contain up to 23 spoonfuls of sugar per cup, a study has found.
Probiotic found to lessen symptoms of colic in babies, resulting in better sleep patterns.
Clinical trials involving diet are severely under-funded and more difficult to complete than drugs studies, say researchers who warn that nutrition studies are prone to bias, are often too small and of too short duration and regularly change outcome measures along the way.
Some experts believe that risk factors for heart disease also are risk factors for dementia and late-life cognitive decline and dementia.