Too many pregnant women in Scotland are not following advice to take vitamin D supplements, a study has said.
Early malnutrition can blight a child's development - and also that of their community and nation, say Anthony Lake. director of Unicef and President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania.
A new Australian study suggests that a healthy diet during childhood may influence a child's intelligence quotient (IQ).
US military personnel with low omega-3 levels are at higher risk of reduced cognitive flexibility and executive function, says a new study
While drinking coffee with caffeine each day does not appear to reduce sleepiness among people with Parkinson's disease, it may have a benefit in controlling movement, according to new research published in the August 1, 2012, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Offering free school meals to everyone can help close the gap between rich and poor pupils, a report suggests.
With the biggest sporting event in the world just a week away, a joint investigation by the BMJ and BBC Panorama has found that there is "a striking lack of evidence" to support claims about improved performance and recovery for many sports products like drinks, trainers and protein shakes.
A combination of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids may help with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), says a new review from the prestigious Cochrane review.
A daily iron supplement may decrease fatigue in woment with 'unexplained fatique' and borderline blood levels of ferritin (the iron storing protein) says a new study.
Study of psychosis risk and brain to track effects of Omega-3 pills
Low levels of vitamins B6 and B12 are associated with an increased risk of impaired cognition, says a new study that adds support to links between B vitamin intake and cognitive function.
Eating fish is said to be good for the brain and for memory. Researchers have associated those benefits with the Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish.
Doctors and head teachers are calling on the government in England to look at providing free breakfasts to children on free school meals.
New research shows that omega-3 fatty acid supplements can lower inflammation in healthy, but overweight, middle-aged and older adults, suggesting that regular use of these supplements could help protect against and treat certain illnesses.
School pupils in Glasgow who buy lunch outside school are likely to be consuming too much energy, fat and salt, a survey has found.
Experts at Oxford University are calling for the introduction of taxes on sugary drinks as one measure that would encourage healthier diets and help tackle the obesity crisis in the UK.