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.
The adolescent brain is vulnerable to diet-induced changes, but these changes may endure through life.
Stress and poor nutrition probably increase risk of developing depressed mood.
New results from the largest long-term study of brain development and children's health raise provocative questions about obesity and brain function.
A ketone-supplemented diet may protect neurons from death during the progression of Alzheimer's disease, according to mouse-based research.
The International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL) has released new guidelines to encourage best practice in clinical trial design and study interpretation.
New research suggests there is another simple tool to fight off high blood sugar, high blood pressure and high cholesterol: restricting your eating time to a daily 10-hour window.
Research shows that levels of cholesterol and fat in a newborn's blood can reliably predict that child's psychological and social health five years later.
Studies indicate that pregnant women do not meet nutritional recommendations for vegetable, cereal grain, folate, iron or calcium intake requirements.