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.
Dietary Interventions Will Have Relevance for Prevention and possibly for Treatment of Autism
Higher intakes of fish during pregnancy may lead to infants with a higher birth weight, as well as reducing the risk of pre-term births, according to data from 19 European birth cohort studies
Browning meat in the oven, grill or frying pan produces chemicals which may increase the risk of developing dementia, US researchers suggest.
Supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids could help to prevent and even reverse the progression of Alzheimer's disease by stimulating newly identified 'resolution pathways', according to research outlining an 'entirely new' approach to the condition.
Nutraingredients ran an online event on 13 Feb 2014 on Nutritional Lipids and Oils, with Dr Alex Richardson. On the back of huge interest and with little time to answer the many questions posed following her presentation, Nathan Gray has created a second opportunity to hear from Dr Richardson.
As consumer demand for functional foods and supplements containing healthy lipids and oils continues to soar, global demand for fish oils and omega oils (omega-3, omega-6, omega-7, & omega-9) will continue to climb.
Andrew Anthony sent his stool off to have its bacteria sequenced. In the future, such techniques could help assess our susceptibility to conditions from diabetes, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's to autism, depression and cancer.
Vitamins and minerals could be useful for treating ADHD, research suggests.