Austerity and rising food prices have hit healthy eating habits in the UK, with one in four Brits revealing they have not bought any fresh fruit and vegetables in the last week.
University of South Australia researchers are launching an important new study to look at the effects of the Mediterranean diet and fish oil supplements on depression.
Many Western nations have experienced significant declines in crime in recent decades, but could the removal of lead from petrol explain that?
Hertfordshire scientists will be allowed to grow a genetically modified crop containing omega-3 fatty acids, the government has said.
Dr. Robert Lustig's YouTube lectures about the dangers of sugar have raised a few eyebrows in recent years and even drawn some criticism.
Couples more likely to have angry rows when hungry, says voodoo-doll test.
Daily supplements of a natural full spectrum palm mixed tocotrienol complex may protect against the progression of white matter lesions in human brains, says a new study from Malaysia and the UK.
US professor credited with launching the war on sugar has announced a UK lecture tour that co-incides with a crucial Dept of Health review of carbohydrate policies
Kat Orman asks 'myth buster' Dr Alex Richardson: "What is the truth about milk?"
In the BBC's political review This Week (03/04/14) Andrew Neil, Diane Abbott and Michael Portillo debate Rachel Johnson's film on healthy eating, and what limits or bans could, or could not work, over ready meals and foods with high level of sugar.
Everyone who has observed people knows that their behavior and emotions can change radically when hungry. However, our brains are highly complex metabolic organs that need specific nutrients and not just calories for optimal neurodevelopment and lifelong function
Eating seven or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day is healthier than the five currently recommended and would prolong lives, researchers say.
When scientists seek to counteract bad press for omega-3s it is a matter of taking two steps forward while taking one back, said Bruce Holub, professor emeritus of the University of Guelph in Ontario.
The low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diet is known for promoting rapid weight loss, but psychiatrists say it can combat depression and bipolar disorder.
The omega-3 index of vegans is low, but no lower than the levels measured in omnivores, says a new study, which also supports the efficacy of an algal-derived omega-3 supplement to boost EPA and DHA levels.
Prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) is a natural lipid-derived molecule that is involved in important physiological functions.
Abnormal PGE2 signalling has been associated with pathologies of the nervous system.
Previous studies provide evidence for the interaction of PGE2 and canonical Wnt signalling pathways in non-neuronal cells.
Since the Wnt pathway is crucial in the development and organization of the brain, the main goal of this study is to determine whether collaboration between these pathways exists in neuronal cell types.
A University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher has detected a higher rate of seizures among children with autism who were fed infant formula containing soy protein rather than milk protein.
A randomised placebo-controlled study by the University of Oxford suggests that higher levels of omega-3 DHA, the group of long-chain fatty acids found in algae and seafood, are associated with better sleep.
A sugar tax may have to be introduced to curb obesity rates, the chief medical officer for England has said.
For four decades we’ve been led to believe that fat is the ultimate food enemy, but we’ve been fed a lie: the real danger is sweet, addictive – and found in almost everything we eat.