Children between the ages of 7 and 9 may be at greater risk for developing asthma if they consumed high amounts of fructose in early childhood or their mothers drank a lot of sugar-sweetened beverages while pregnant.
Diet and dietary practices differentially affect mental health in young adults versus older adults, according to new research.
A new study associates the consumption of canola oil in the diet with worsened memory, worsened learning ability and weight gain in mice which model Alzheimer's disease.
Mice deprived of omega-3 in their diet experience significant disruption to their gut bacteria make-up, new data suggests from the APC Microbiome Institute suggests.
Consuming common allergens during pregnancy and breastfeeding could help protect against food allergies in children by passing on certain protective proteins through breast milk, say researchers.
Vitamin C is an effective antioxidant. and could therefore be protective against disease pathology.
The UK Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, announced plans to halve the number of infant deaths, stillbirths and brain injuries by 2025. And yet...
New research has discovered that early psychosis is associated with nutritional deficiencies, specifically in folate and vitamin D, revealing new avenues for improving the health of millions of people affected worldwide.
New study suggests high levels of polyunsaturated fatty acids in children's blood are associated with a reduced risk of asthma or rhinitis at the age of 16 years.
People who have a high body mass index (BMI) are more likely to develop dementia than those with a normal weight, according to a new study.
The Welsh and Scottish health ministers want Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to make it compulsory for UK suppliers of flour to fortify it with folic acid.
New research helps explain why fish oil benefits people with osteoporosis, and looks broadly at the many connections between dietary fats and a variety of clinical outcomes, including healthy aging and heart disease.
Cereals giant Kellogg's is to cut the amount of sugar in its three top selling children's cereals by between 20% and 40% by the middle of next year.
Compared with children of normal-weight mothers, children born to mothers who were overweight or obese immediately prior to pregnancy are at a higher risk for neurodevelopmental problems, according to new science.
Children are seeing up to 12 adverts an hour for high-fat, high-sugar foods during primetime family TV programmes such as The Voice, research has found.
Research is pointing to the epigenetic benefits of abiding by a Mediterranean diet while pregnant. The main components of this diet might protect the fetus from developing diseases later in life.
A new study shows that the family risk for asthma - typically passed from moms to babies - may not be a result of genetics alone: it may also involve the microbes found in a baby's digestive tract.
The link between sugar and increased risk of heart disease is now established, but might have been accepted many years sooner if key findings had been public.
Drinking moderate amounts of coffee – about three or four cups a day – is more likely to benefit our health than harm it, our latest research shows.
According to a recent study, disordered eating among young adults has long-term effects on their health.