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Diet changes brain activity in children with ADHD

Date: 19/11/2021

Researchers have, for the first time, shown a relationship between a decrease in ADHD symptoms and increased activity in the brain after following a few-foods diet


Foods high in added fats and refined carbs are like cigarettes – addictive and unhealthy

Date: 18/11/2021

Ultra-processed foods meet all the same criteria that were used to designate tobacco as addictive


Vegetarian diet quality influences mental health

Date: 16/11/2021

There is a general perception that following a plant-based diet is inherently healthy but like any diet it comes down to what you put in your mouth


Diet trumps drugs for anti aging and good metabolic health

Date: 15/11/2021

We all know what we eat influences our health, but this study showed how food can dramatically influence many of the processes operating in our cells. This gives us insights into how diet impacts on health and aging.


Gut bacteria don't cause autism. Autistic kids' microbiome differences are due to picky eating

Date: 11/11/2021

Autism-related traits and preferences are associated with less-diverse diet, leading to a less-diverse microbiome


Diet, exercise can improve teens' mental health

Date: 11/11/2021

Diet, nutrition and exercise are among the most accessible and effective interventions to reduce depression in young people


Gut microbiota differences seen in people with autism may be due to dietary preferences

Date: 11/11/2021

The diversity in species found in the guts of children with autism may be due to their restricted dietary preferences associated with autism, rather than the cause of their symptoms.


Why nitrates and nitrites in processed meats are harmful – but those in vegetables aren’t

Date: 10/11/2021

So how can nitrates and nitrites be harmful when added to meat but healthy in vegetables? The answer lies in how nitrates and nitrites in food get converted into other molecules.


Two omega-3s in fish oil may boost brain function in people with heart disease

Date: 08/11/2021

DHA and EPA, given in a combined supplement at prescription levels, improved cognitive function in older adults with coronary artery disease, according to a new study.


People who eat more fish have fewer signs of vascular disease in the brain

Date: 04/11/2021

Researchers in France have found a link between eating more fish and a lower risk of vascular brain disease.


What is the short-term impact of sugary drinks in the classroom?

Date: 03/11/2021

The results from this study clearly indicate a causal impact of sugary drinks on children's behavior and test scores


Polyphenol-rich diets improve leaky gut syndrome in the elderly

Date: 26/10/2021

Intestinal permeability causes a reduction of the gut integrity barrier, and is related to the development of chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and even Alzheimer's


Nutrients can mimic pharmacological effects of medicines

Date: 20/10/2021

Nutritional compounds and the pharmaceutical drugs are able to bind to cells, using the same "docking stations" called cell receptors, and have similar effects on the immune system, according to this review


How the microbiome affects human health

Date: 19/10/2021

The human body has several distinct microbiomes—on the skin, in the mouth and in our airways—but the most consequential one for health is in the digestive system, commonly called the gut microbiome.


ONLINE EVENT - Nutrition, Diet and Mental Health: Evidence-Based Approaches for the 21st Century

Date: 16/10/2021

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How highly processed foods harm memory in the aging brain (and the protective effect of Omega-3 DHA)

Date: 14/10/2021

Consumption of a processed diet can produce significant and abrupt memory deficits, according to a new study.


Nutrition in primary care yields health and economic benefits

Date: 05/10/2021

Personalized support to eat a healthy diet provided in community-based health services was much more effective at improving a person's health than usual care, as shown in this review.


Natural compound in basil may protect against Alzheimer's disease pathology

Date: 05/10/2021

A sensing mechanism associated with the gut microbiome explains how fenchol, a compound abundant in basil, reduces neurotoxicity in the Alzheimer's brain, according to a new study.


One in ten people experience frequent meal-related abdominal pain

Date: 05/10/2021

People who experience meal-related abdominal pain more frequently experience other gastrointestinal symptoms and more regularly fulfill criteria for disorders of the gut brain interactions, including common conditions such as IBS, bloating and abdominal distension.