Researchers have determined that gum disease (gingivitis) plays a decisive role in whether a person develops Alzheimer's or not.
Out of 120 school students analyzed by Saudi researchers, academic performance was higher for students classified as moderately or highly active physically. Serum levels of vitamin E were also higher in the more active students.
Eating more calories when stressed may result in gaining more weight than eating the same amount under less stress.
Researchers are launching a new study to see whether eating a Mediterranean-style diet and being more active could improve brain function and reduce dementia risk.
Ultra-processed foods - such as chicken nuggets, ice cream and breakfast cereals - have been linked to early death and poor health, scientists say.
Researchers have made an important advance in understanding the roles that gut bacteria play in human health.
Increasing the amount of fruit and vegetables people eat lowers their risk of clinical depression, new research has found.
People who consume unprocessed red meat as part of a healthy Mediterranean diet may reduce their risk of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to new research.
Pinpointing how different emotional states and neural pathways influence our eating behaviours could pave the way for better ways to tackle eating disorders and obesity.
With more research being conducted on the gut-brain axis, studies have reported that the gut microbiota plays an important part in regulating brain function.
It's not exactly clear how extensive the health benefits of coffee are, since it has only tiny amounts of micronutrients, but the plant's bean contains a mix of bioactive compounds that offers healthy properties like antioxidants.
"Net result: encouraging findings with the need for more study; also with a nice focus on effect sizes too".
Geneticist Steve Jones, formerly a sceptic, says the case for Vitamin D supplements is overwhelming
Omega-6 linoleic acid can promote inflammation and may be associated with an increased risk of heart disease.
Fish and shellfish consumption should be encouraged for children, according to a technical report.
Mouse-based research finds a possible link between the gut microbiome in infants and the development of allergies.
Poor nutritional choices, including a high intake of ultra-processed foods and trans-fats, are putting millions of Europeans at an increased risk of a range of chronic digestive diseases, including digestive cancers, wheat related disorders and functional gastrointestinal disorders, as well as obesity, a new report shows.
Maintaining a Mediterranean-type diet may protect against symptoms of depression in later life, according to new research.
People who experience anxiety symptoms might be helped by taking steps to regulate the microorganisms in their gut using probiotic and non-probiotic food and supplements, suggests a new review of studies.
Older people who experience significant weight gain or weight loss could be raising their risk of developing dementia, new study suggests.