Systematic review and meta-analysis finds that children who drink whole milk have 40 per cent lower odds of being overweight or obese compared with children who drink reduced-fat milk.
A mother's obesity in pregnancy can affect her child's development years down the road, according to researchers who found lagging motor skills in preschoolers and lower IQ in middle childhood for boys whose mothers were severely overweight while pregnant.
Nearly 85% of toddlers and infants in the United States eat foods containing added sugars and artificial sweeteners on any given day, researchers say.
Two new meta-analyses indicate that omega-3 supplements may help protect against mild cognitive decline and improve memory.
You are what you eat, and what you eat can affect how you feel
One group of scientists says that reducing red meat is a top priority for your health and the planet’s. Another says these foods pose no problems for health. So what is a would-be healthy eater to do?
Insomniacs are more likely to have diets abundant in refined carbs which disrupt hormones that control sleep.
Cutting toxic air might prevent millions of people getting depression, research suggests
Having less muscle and more body fat may affect how flexible our thinking gets as we become older, according to a new study.
Shortage of vitamin B12 - commonly sourced from milk products - can damage nerves and is best supplemented in vegan diets
The Lancet recently published a warning report calling attention to the “new nutrition reality” - malnutrition combined with obesity - facing low and middle-income countries that is driven by the modern food system.
New research based on a massive research study suggests that a change in brain structure may help explain relationship between obesity and decreased executive function in children.
A $2.2 billion industry to help people lose weight through artificial sweeteners may be contributing to type 2 diabetes, according to researchers from the University of South Australia.
One in three low- and middle-income countries affected as junk food and sugary drinks reach every corner of globe.
An estimated 30% of adults experience insomnia, and a new study suggests that diet may be partly to blame.
New study identifies link between vitamin-B3 (niacin)-deficient mothers and schizophrenia, implicating a variant of the gene NAPRT1, which lowers the body's ability to use that vitamin.
Not getting enough water is enough to make you feel sluggish and give you a headache, but a new study suggests it may also relate to cognitive performance.
Researchers conclude that omega-3 DHA does indeed improve 'dark adaptation capabilities' – the process the eyes go through when adjusting to new light levels.
Researchers discover that specific neurons in the central nucleus of the amygdala (CeA) contribute to reward-like behaviors, alcohol consumption in particular.
People who eat a diet high in processed meat, fried food, refined grains and high-fat dairy are three times more likely to develop late-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to this research.