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Anaemia afflicts nearly 1 in 4 people worldwide, but there are practical strategies for reducing it

Anaemia can inhibit brain development and fine motor skills in children and heighten the risk of stroke, cardiovascular disease, dementia and other chronic illnesses in older adults.

Poor metabolic health could increase risk of developing dementia later in life

"Our study findings suggest that early identification and management of metabolic syndrome could potentially reduce risk of developing dementia later in life..."

Anxiety: A Metabolic Disorder?

The most basic symptoms of anxiety may relate to energy use, and the most direct treatment may be dietary.

Fats found in breastmilk may provide answers to why breast is best

There are marked differences between the lipidomes of human milk, infant formula, and animal milk, with notable distinctions between ether lipids that are reflected in the infant plasma lipidome.

Study demonstrates adding complex component of milk to infant formula confers long-term cognitive benefits

Feeding infants formula supplemented with MFGM and lactoferrin for 12 months raised IQ by 5 points at 5 ½ years of age.

Replacing saturated fat and salt with herbs/spices is both tasty and healthy

Using herbs/spices to enhance the flavour of commonly consumed foods reformulated to be lower in over consumed dietary components is an acceptable strategy and has the potential to lower intake of saturated fat and sodium.

Getting the most health benefits from fruit smoothies: Researchers find adding a banana decreases level of flavanols

"This highlights how food preparation and combinations can affect the absorption of dietary compounds in foods."

Eating emulsifiers during pregnancy and lactation linked to health risks in mouse offspring

"Maternal consumption of emulsifiers may affect offspring health, promoting mild metabolic disarrangements, anxiety-like states and cognitive impairments."

FAB WEBINAR - Feeding Humanity: The Key Role of Nutrition in the Mental Health Crisis

A FAB Research Live Webinar and Q&A session - with Professor Michael A Crawford PhD, FRSB, FRCPath

Culinary medicine: Dietary approaches to chronic disease

Culinary medicine programs can be implemented as patient care interventions or experiential nutrition education for students, medical trainees, and health care professionals.

9 signs you have inflammation in your body. Could an anti-inflammatory diet help?

Inflammation is a major factor in the link between diet and many health conditions. Eating an anti-inflammatory diet is considered safe, likely to support health and to prevent future chronic conditions.

Brains with Alzheimer's disease have subnormal levels of important dietary antioxidants

This new evidence of selective carotenoid and tocopherol deficiencies in the brains of subjects with Alzheimer's disease adds further support to the growing evidence that a greater dietary intake of carotenoids may slow cognitive decline prior to—and possibly following—a diagnosis with Alzheimer's disease.

Gut microbes are the community within you that you can't live without – how eating well can cultivate your microbial and social self

A gut-friendly approach to nutrition is important for happy and healthy communities both inside and out of your body.

Researchers find that the brain controls vitamin balance in the body

"What we found is radically new. No one before has even suggested that the brain may control vitamin balance in the body and this is the first study to imply a 'vitaminostatic' role of the hypothalamus...."

A mother's diet can protect her grandchildren's brains, genetic model study shows

Mothers who eat apples and herbs in early pregnancy could be protecting the brain health of their children and grandchildren, a new study has found.

New study links long-term artificial sweetener intake to increased body fat adipose tissue volume

"This study showed that habitual, long-term intake of total and individual artificial sweetener intakes are related to greater volumes of adipose tissue, commonly known as body fat....."

Fructose intake is a driver of obesity, just like in hibernating animals, study finds

Researchers have identified a central conduit to obesity: fructose.

Low fibre intake during pregnancy may delay development in infants' brains

"Our results show that nutritional guidance for pregnant mothers is crucial to reduce the risk of future health problems for their children"

Australia's health care system must change to address 'rising tide' of youth mental ill health, say psychiatrists

The recent National Study of Mental Health and Well-being revealed that the prevalence of mental disorders in 16- to 24-year-olds has risen by 50%—from 26% in 2007 to 39% in 2021.