High-fat diets contribute to irregularities in the hypothalamus region of the brain, which regulates body weight homeostasis and metabolism - study
There is now a vast body of research examining the benefit of nutrient supplementation in people with mental disorders.
A new study in mice strongly suggests that serotonin and drugs that target serotonin, such as anti-depressants, can have a major effect on the gut's microbiota - the 100 trillion or so bacteria and other microbes that live in the human body's intestines.
When fruit flies are exposed to a high sugar diet, key metabolites associated with brain health become depleted, according to a new study.
A 20% levy on cakes and sweets would be more effective than taxing sugary drinks, according to experts.
A study of the gut microbiome suggests that high blood pressure with depression may be a completely different disease than high blood pressure without depression. The gut may be targeted someday to prevent, diagnose and selectively treat different forms of high blood pressure with or without depression.
Poor oral health is associated with decreased quality of life, depression, hypertension, and cognitive decline.
Taxing high sugar snacks such as biscuits, cakes, and sweets might be more effective at reducing obesity levels than increasing the price of sugar sweetened drinks, suggests a BMJ study.
An international team has looked into the possibility of crosstalk between eating and mood and discovered a brain circuit in mouse models that connects the feeding and the mood centers of the brain.
Sad case of 19 year old 'fussy eater' highlights hidden dangers of poor nutrition.
A poor diet caused a young patient's blindness, according to a case report published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
Resistance to the 'hunger hormone' ghrelin in the brain is linked to the cognitive impairments and memory loss associated with Alzheimer's disease - study
People who regularly consume soft drinks have a higher risk of an early death, researchers have found, with the trend seen for both sugared and artificially sweetened drinks.
Following a certain type of diet could affect the gut microbiome in ways that decrease the risk of Alzheimer's disease - new study.
Research suggests there is no benefit in taking high doses of vitamin D
Depression, obesity and hypertension are amongst the exacerbating factors for dementia - evidence from studies worldwide.
Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) is a new diagnosis in the DSM-5, and was previously referred to as “Selective Eating Disorder.”
A previously unknown gut-brain connection revealed in mice could help explain why humans continue eating and gain weight.
New study suggests vitamin D deficiency might lead to aggressive behavior in adolescents.
Kings College team state: "Our new research also adds support to the idea that a small glass of red wine a day might actually be beneficial to your health – specifically to your gut bacteria."