"Given that our society’s food choices have moved so strongly toward ultra-processed products, we need to learn about the substantial scientific evidence proving that micronutrient intake influences mental health symptoms, especially irritability, explosive rage and unstable mood."
New clinical research indicates that a widely used food additive, carboxymethylcellulose, alters the intestinal environment of healthy persons, perturbing levels of beneficial bacteria and nutrients.
A new study finds that later bedtime routines and poor quality of sleep in healthy adults are associated with higher blood glucose levels and poorer control of blood sugar following meals.
Researchers have, for the first time, shown a relationship between a decrease in ADHD symptoms and increased activity in the brain after following a few-foods diet
Dale Pinnock interviews Dr Alex Richardson, from Oxford University and the charity 'Food and Behaviour Research', to discuss her specialist field - omega 3 fatty acids, particularly in brain function.
Ultra-processed foods meet all the same criteria that were used to designate tobacco as addictive
There is a general perception that following a plant-based diet is inherently healthy but like any diet it comes down to what you put in your mouth
We all know what we eat influences our health, but this study showed how food can dramatically influence many of the processes operating in our cells. This gives us insights into how diet impacts on health and aging.
Diet, nutrition and exercise are among the most accessible and effective interventions to reduce depression in young people
Autism-related traits and preferences are associated with less-diverse diet, leading to a less-diverse microbiome
The diversity in species found in the guts of children with autism may be due to their restricted dietary preferences associated with autism, rather than the cause of their symptoms.
So how can nitrates and nitrites be harmful when added to meat but healthy in vegetables? The answer lies in how nitrates and nitrites in food get converted into other molecules.
DHA and EPA, given in a combined supplement at prescription levels, improved cognitive function in older adults with coronary artery disease, according to a new study.
Researchers in France have found a link between eating more fish and a lower risk of vascular brain disease.
The results from this study clearly indicate a causal impact of sugary drinks on children's behavior and test scores
Intestinal permeability causes a reduction of the gut integrity barrier, and is related to the development of chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and even Alzheimer's
Nutritional compounds and the pharmaceutical drugs are able to bind to cells, using the same "docking stations" called cell receptors, and have similar effects on the immune system, according to this review
The human body has several distinct microbiomes—on the skin, in the mouth and in our airways—but the most consequential one for health is in the digestive system, commonly called the gut microbiome.
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Consumption of a processed diet can produce significant and abrupt memory deficits, according to a new study.