Fluoride exposure from drinking water during pregnancy could be making children less intelligent, a new Canadian study argues.
Adding vitamin D to wheat flour would prevent 10 million new cases of vitamin D deficiency in England and Wales over the next 90 years, say researchers.
Following a recent study that attracted widespread media attention, you'd be forgiven for thinking that eating dark chocolate was linked to reduced symptoms of depression. Unfortunately, it's not that simple.
Eating disorder researchers have discovered a neurocircuit in mice that, when activated, increased their stress levels while decreasing their desire to eat.
No studies to date have been designed to answer the question of whether organic food consumption causes an improvement in health.
Higher levels of blood high-density lipoprotein (HDL) - or good cholesterol - may improve fatigue in multiple sclerosis patients, according to a new study.
A flower a day keeps the doctor away? Study highlights two flowers - borage and centaurea - as a source of healthy fatty-acids, carotenoids, and more.
From not being able to cook to not liking the taste of vegetables - a new study reveals why young men in the UK are not eating their 'five-a-day'.
Fat is an essential part of our diets. But it's also largely misunderstood.
An extensive study has confirmed that the risk of developing celiac disease is connected to the amount of gluten children consume. The new study is observational and therefore does not prove causation; however, it is the most comprehensive of its kind to date.
The contrast between the traditional Inuit diet on the one hand, and dietary habits on the Indian subcontinent on the other, underlines the extraordinary adaptability of human beings where nutritional needs are concerned. The importance of these considerations must be evaluated at a time when many groups of activists promote a great diversity of well-defined diets.
The keto diet is often not the performance boosting mechanism it is claimed to be, according to one expert.
Research reveals how our choice of diet can weaken our gut immune system and lead to the development of diabetes.
In this study, lowering intracellular calcium in the brains of ageing mice rejuvenated their synapses, with potential significance for age-related health issues in humans.
Study reveals a gut-brain connection that helps explain how eating too much 'switches off' satiety signals, leading to obesity.
We all know that the use of tobacco, alcohol and drugs harms our own health. But many people are not aware that their use of these substances can sometimes also affect the health and well-being of others – including their own children.
Study suggests that vitamin D supplementation may alleviate ADHD symptoms.
In this study, sponsored by Wiley's, patients with Parkinson's disease had significantly lower levels of vitamin D in their blood. Also, patients with lower vitamin D levels were more likely to fall, and to experience sleep problems, depression, and anxiety.
Dietary intake of phosphatidylcholine - sourced mainly from eggs and meat - is associated with a reduced risk of dementia, and enhanced cognitive performance.
Early life stress, such as maternal separation, may cause long-term alterations to brain neurochemistry and the gut microbiome. The potential is there to modulate these detrimental effects using interventions such as prebiotics.