Study finds that parental dietary intake and mealtime eating habits can contribute to disruptive behaviour associated with autism. The study was based on a survey for families living with autism, and included 21 questions regarding mealtime behaviour, feelings about mealtime behaviour, weight change and parent/caregiver dietary habits.
Drinking water not only keeps children hydrated, but also increases their ability to multitask, suggests a new study.
A diet high in trans fats could put you at increased risk for dementia.
Scientists identify a circuit in the brain that appears to be associated with psychiatric disorders ranging from overeating to gambling, drug abuse and even Parkinson's disease.
A workplace ban on the sale of sugar-sweetened beverages led to a 48.5 percent average reduction in their consumption and significantly less belly fat among 202 Californian participants in this study.
Special diets that eliminate certain foods or contain added supplements have minimal impact on autism traits, according to a review of data from 27 clinical trials.
Healthy people who avoid gluten by choice may not get any benefit from the gluten-free restriction on their diet, according to new research.
What new research tells us about dietary interventions for depression.
An estimated 6% of people in the US and UK suffer from vitamin B12 deficiency. The condition is recognised by the World Health Organisation as a global health problem that could impact millions of lives.
The sun can indeed shine out of your backside, suggests research. Not because you're self-absorbed, but because you've absorbed gut-altering UV radiation.
Higher serum levels of elaidic acid, an objective biomarker for industrial trans fat, are associated with an increased risk for developing all-cause dementia and Alzheimer disease.
Study provides new insight into the mechanisms of how the gut and brain communicate at the molecular level.
A mouse study finds a remarkable microbial connection to fear.
A high-salt diet may negatively affect cognitive function by causing a deficiency of nitric oxide, which is vital for maintaining vascular health in the brain, according to this mouse-based study
Research on gut-brain communication via the immune system may help in the development of novel treatments for neurodegenerative diseases.
Reduced food intake helps improve health in old age and can prolong life. But you need to curb the overeating early.
Study suggests that specific foods could provide protection for the gut, by helping bacteria with anti-inflammatory properties to thrive.
A growing number of young adults are dealing with a substance use disorder, and in some cases, multiple substance use disorders, and not seeking help, according to a study.
The chronic cyclic pattern of overeating followed by undereating, reduces the brain's ability to feel reward and may drive compulsive eating.
Young people who are exposed to lead may have a harder time getting a good night's sleep, which may affect their cognitive abilities, according to a new study.