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.
Researchers find evidence that metabolic dysfunction is a primary cause of Alzheimer's disease.
New clinical trial data suggests supplementation with vitamin D3 could help improve depression scores in older adults with moderate to severe depression.
Study finds relationship between the PUFA arachidonic acid and levels of serotonin transport in key brain areas, linked to the severity of depression symptoms.
Japan manages a rare feat for a developed country when it comes to feeding its children - high scores for nutrition but very low obesity rates. One major key? School lunches.
A third of the world's nearly 700 million children under five years old are undernourished or overweight and face lifelong health problems as a consequence, according to a grim UN assessment of childhood nutrition.
Study provides the first compelling evidence that tea drinking positively contributes to brain structure by making network organization more efficient.
Snacking should be banned on public transport and extra taxes placed on unhealthy foods to tackle child obesity, England's outgoing chief medical officer says.
While we know that people who eat a greater number of different plant-based foods have more diverse, healthier microbiomes, less is known about exactly which bacteria prefer which foods.