About 10% of patients who come to complex care hospitals may have low levels of folate and other indicators of malnutrition, investigators say.
Researchers have studied a key difference between the microbiome of lab mice and humans caused by rodents' tendency to eat their own faeces, which they say could have wide-ranging implications to numerous research areas.
What characterises ultra-processed foods is that they are so altered that it can be hard to recognise the underlying ingredients. These are concoctions of concoctions, engineered from ingredients that are already highly refined, such as cheap vegetable oils, flours, whey proteins and sugars, which are then whipped up into something more appetising with the help of industrial additives such as emulsifiers.
The carbohydrate oligosaccharide 2'FL found in breast milk enhances cognitive development in babies, new study claims.
A new study investigating factors that contribute to psychological distress in adults has found that that risk of malnourishment is linked to psychological distress among Canadians aged 45 years and older.
According to a new study, the risk of ADHD is significantly higher in children whose mothers had a vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy, compared to children whose mother's vitamin D levels were sufficient.
Dwindling fish stocks worldwide, combined with a growing population, mean that a substantial number of people on the planet don't get enough of the essential omega-3 fatty acids, a new study underlines.
Researchers have identified for the first time the involvement of certain cortical areas in the brain in the loss of control over food intake.
Social media users are likely to eat more fruit and vegetables as well as junk food if they think their online peers are doing the same, a new study reports.
Research conducted at the UGR reaffirms that gluten- and casein-free diets are not helpful as a standardised treatment for all children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. It may be that those cases with associated gastrointestinal disorders may benefit from such an approach.
New research with roundworms investigates the effects of “forever chemicals” PFOS and PFOA on dopamine levels.
Significantly reducing dietary levels of the amino acid methionine - found in meat, fish, and dairy products - could slow onset and progression of inflammatory and autoimmune disorders such as multiple sclerosis in high-risk individuals, according to new research.
The National Diet And Nutrition Survey shows that mineral deficiency is problem for millions of Britons today. This Mail Online article provides a summary of the issue.
Supplementation with fish oil, but not curcumin, may improve biomarkers of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular function in older sedentary overweight/obese adults, says a new study from Australia.
People with alcohol use dependence are almost four times more likely to also have a major depressive disorder - study.
Drinking alcohol during pregnancy leads to poorer cognitive functioning in children, according to the most comprehensive review on the issue to date.
People who eat or drink more foods with the antioxidant flavonol, which is found in nearly all fruits and vegetables as well as tea, may be less likely to develop Alzheimer's dementia years later - study.
Consumption of low-calorie sweeteners during pregnancy increases body fat in offspring and disrupts their gut microbiota - study.
Study finds that gut microbiome composition and diversity are related to differences in personality, including sociability and neuroticism.
Eating walnuts may help slow cognitive decline in at-risk groups of the elderly population, according to a study conducted by researchers in California and Spain.