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26 August 2019 - Science Daily - From cradle to grave: Postnatal overnutrition linked to aging

Researchers have found a new answer to an old question: how can overnutrition during infancy lead to long-lasting health problems such as diabetes?


23 August 2019 - MedicalXpress - Study shows frying oil consumption worsened colon cancer and colitis in mice

For the first time, scientists set out to examine the impact of frying oil consumption on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and colon cancer, using animal models.


23 August 2019 - MedicalXpress - Probiotic helps breast-fed babies beat antibiotic-resistant germs, study says

It's possible to dramatically reduce the number of antibiotic-resistant germs in breast-fed newborns' intestines by giving them a daily dose of probiotic for just three weeks during their first month of life.


21 August 2019 - MedicalXpress - Can pomegranate juice protect the infant brain?

Researchers are exploring whether pomegranate juice intake during pregnancy can have a protective effect.


Low levels of vitamin D in elementary school could spell trouble in adolescence

Vitamin D deficiency in middle childhood could result in aggressive behavior as well as anxious and depressive moods during adolescence - study


20 August 2019 - Nutraingredients - Micronutrients affect gut bacteria associated with ADHD in small but promising study

Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who took micronutrients had lower levels of a bacteria linked to the psychological disorder, and a healthier range of bugs in their gut overall, new research shows.


Could fluoride be bad for your baby during pregnancy?

Fluoride exposure from drinking water during pregnancy could be making children less intelligent, a new Canadian study argues.


10 million new cases of vitamin D deficiency would be prevented by adding vitamin D to wheat flour

Adding vitamin D to wheat flour would prevent 10 million new cases of vitamin D deficiency in England and Wales over the next 90 years, say researchers.


16 August 2019 - The Conversation - No, eating chocolate won't cure depression

Following a recent study that attracted widespread media attention, you'd be forgiven for thinking that eating dark chocolate was linked to reduced symptoms of depression. Unfortunately, it's not that simple.


16 August 2019 - Science Daily - How stress can curb the desire to eat in an animal model

Eating disorder researchers have discovered a neurocircuit in mice that, when activated, increased their stress levels while decreasing their desire to eat.


Organic food health benefits have been hard to assess, but that could change

No studies to date have been designed to answer the question of whether organic food consumption causes an improvement in health.


Paleo-type diet lowers fatigue in multiple sclerosis patients by raising good cholesterol

Higher levels of blood high-density lipoprotein (HDL) - or good cholesterol - may improve fatigue in multiple sclerosis patients, according to a new study.


15 August 2019 - Nutraingredients - Edible flowers can contribute to daily dose of vitamin E, study suggests

A flower a day keeps the doctor away? Study highlights two flowers - borage and centaurea - as a source of healthy fatty-acids, carotenoids, and more.


14 August 2019 - MedicalXpress - Why young men aren't eating their five-a-day

From not being able to cook to not liking the taste of vegetables - a new study reveals why young men in the UK are not eating their 'five-a-day'.


7 Myths About Dietary Fats You Should Stop Believing Right Now

Fat is an essential part of our diets. But it's also largely misunderstood.


Association between celiac disease risk and gluten intake confirmed

An extensive study has confirmed that the risk of developing celiac disease is connected to the amount of gluten children consume. The new study is observational and therefore does not prove causation; however, it is the most comprehensive of its kind to date.


14 August 2019 - The Hippocratic Post - The Common Points between Carnivorous Inuit & Indian Vegetarians

The contrast between the traditional Inuit diet on the one hand, and dietary habits on the Indian subcontinent on the other, underlines the extraordinary adaptability of human beings where nutritional needs are concerned. The importance of these considerations must be evaluated at a time when many groups of activists promote a great diversity of well-defined diets.


13 August 2019 - Nutraingredients - Keto diet claims vs reality: What the science says

The keto diet is often not the performance boosting mechanism it is claimed to be, according to one expert.


13 August 2019 - MedicalXpress - New study links high-fat diet and gut bacteria to insulin resistance

Research reveals how our choice of diet can weaken our gut immune system and lead to the development of diabetes.


Intracellular calcium is key to age-related memory loss - animal study

In this study, lowering intracellular calcium in the brains of ageing mice rejuvenated their synapses, with potential significance for age-related health issues in humans.