Clinical trials involving diet are severely under-funded and more difficult to complete than drugs studies, say researchers who warn that nutrition studies are prone to bias, are often too small and of too short duration and regularly change outcome measures along the way.
Some experts believe that risk factors for heart disease also are risk factors for dementia and late-life cognitive decline and dementia.
Omega-3 fish oil supplements appear to improve the attention span of children with ADHD, but only in those with low omega-3 levels in the blood, researchers suggest.
When someone suffers from celiac disease – a digestive disorder caused by an autoimmune response to gluten – there is a clear link between migraine headaches and gluten.
Olive oil shown to be effective at staving off various causes of dementia, including tauopathies - characterized by the gradual buildup of an abnormal form of a protein called tau in the brain.
Researchers using MRI have found signs of damage that may be related to inflammation in the brains of obese adolescents.
Omega-3 supplementation - and, ideally, through increased fish consumption - has positive impact on behaviour of children with ADHD, says new study.
The brains of middle-age adults may be aging prematurely if they have obesity or other factors linked to cardiovascular disease, new research has found.
Having symptoms of depression or anxiety could be affecting the way mothers feed their children and could contribute to youngsters developing unhealthy eating habits, a new study has found.
Researchers discover that a certain cellular appendage senses omega-3s in the diet, with a signal that directly affects production of fat cells, with implications for obesity.
Heavy drinking is associated with an increased risk for progression to dementia, new research shows
A higher consumption of seaweed may be associated with a lower prevalence of asthma among Korean adults, according to a new cross sectional study.
Omega-6 fatty acids in the maternal diet overload the fetal system and impair healthy brain development. Such a mechanism may be behind ADHD, schizophrenia and anxiety disorders.
When pregnant women consume diets high in polyunsaturated omega-6 fatty acids, an excess of endocannabinoids is produced which overloads the fetus, and impairs healthy brain development.
Sticking to a healthy diet with more plants and less meat in midlife could be associated with a reduced risk of cognitive impairment in old age, researchers report.
Omega-3 fatty acid supplements are associated with better brain function in people with coronary artery disease, says new study
Dopamine “hits” from eating sugar promote rapid learning to preferentially find more of these foods.
Short-term increases in sugar consumption could increase the risk of inflammatory bowel disease and have a significant impact on our health: study.
Babies born with high levels of triglycerides and 'bad' cholesterol may face a heightened risk for social and psychological problems in childhood, says study.
Vitamin B12 deficiency impairs fat metabolism and may be associated with obesity during pregnancy, according to new research.