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Pregnant women are missing vital nutrients, a situation that could worsen with plant-based foods

Date: 05/12/2023

Pregnant women are not getting the essential nutrients they and their babies need from modern diets say scientists, who have warned that the situation will likely worsen as more people turn to plant-based foods.

Scientists discover potential brain link between stress and emotional eating

Date: 27/11/2023

"Whenever we get stressed or feel some threat, then it can also trigger our eating motivation. We think this molecule is the culprit."

The Number-One Worst Food for Your Brain

Date: 27/11/2023

Hint: It's not really a food at all.

The potential of polyunsaturated fatty acids in alleviating depression and reducing suicide risk

Date: 26/11/2023

Animal-based studies have demonstrated the neurological benefits of LC-PUFA supplementation, which suppress microglial activation and subsequent neuroinflammation and ROS production and elicit effects on lipid raft regulation of monoaminergic receptors and transporters.

Hard-hitting campaigns can help prevent drinking during pregnancy, new research shows

Date: 25/11/2023

New research is putting alcohol use during pregnancy in the spotlight, prompting calls from public health experts for ongoing investment in hard-hitting campaigns to support alcohol-free pregnancies.

Taste depends on nature and nurture. Here are 7 ways you can learn to enjoy foods you don't like

Date: 24/11/2023

Many factors influence food preferences, including age, genetics and environment. We each live in our own sensory world and no two people will have the same experience while eating.

Follow-up study finds supplementing preterm infants with DHA has no effect on neurodevelopment

Date: 23/11/2023

The study highlights the distinctness of behavioural and cognitive domains, suggesting that while DHA may affect cognition, it might not be able to influence behaviour.

Vitamin supplements and new technology can help prevent secondary stroke, researchers claim

Date: 23/11/2023

A team of researchers argue that vitamin supplements can help prevent secondary strokes. They also advocate for the value of new technologies in eye research to verify these findings.

Study finds vitamin B12 is a key player in cellular reprogramming and tissue regeneration

Date: 16/11/2023

"Our research uncovers a critical role of vitamin B12 in cellular reprogramming and tissue repair. These findings hold promise for regenerative medicine, with the potential to benefit patients through an improved nutrition..."

Hunger hormones impact decision-making brain area to drive behaviour, study finds

Date: 16/11/2023

"We found that a part of the brain that is crucial for decision-making is surprisingly sensitive to the levels of hunger hormones produced in our gut, which we believe is helping our brains to contextualise our eating choices."

Clinical trial data suggests prenatal vitamin D reduces a child's risk of asthma

Date: 09/11/2023

"Based on our findings, we would recommend that all pregnant women consider a daily intake of at least 4400 IU vitamin D3 throughout their pregnancy, starting at the time of conception."

Young children drinking daily caffeinated soda found more likely to try alcohol within a year

Date: 08/11/2023

These findings suggest that previous linkages between caffeine and substance use in adolescence also extend to younger initiation, and may stem from core neurocognitive features thought conducive to substance initiation.

Can Gut Microbes Cause Aggression?

Date: 07/11/2023

Problems in the gut can affect our mood and behavior, including aggression.

Balancing omega-3 and omega-6 impacts cognitive function

Date: 07/11/2023

Our findings suggest a role for PUFA imbalance in attentional functioning and executive performance.

Insulin resistance turns tidy brain cells into slobs — which could be a link between diet and neurodegenerative diseases

Date: 07/11/2023

These findings show how eating processed food doesn’t just affect weight gain, it affects cognitive function, and a deep functioning of your body.

Omega-3 may be an “effective add-on therapeutic” for depression

Date: 06/11/2023

A new review investigating the effect of long-chain omega-3 supplementation on depressive symptoms concludes the majority of studies observe a significant effect, particularly in those with major depressive disorder.

Children with ADHD frequently use health care service before diagnosis, study finds

Date: 31/10/2023

"The results are significant because we know that identifying ADHD earlier can lead to effective treatment, including talking treatments and medicines, which can prevent a range of serious harms to young people and future adults."

Time to inform the public about the adverse effects of ultra-processed foods, researchers say

Date: 26/10/2023

The authors urge governments to take ambitious and decisive action, with immediate public health outreach to help citizens identify ultra-processed foods and limit their exposure. In the paper's final sentence, the authors state the urgency of action directly, "Everyone's health is at stake."

Stunting in infancy linked to differences in cognitive and brain function

Date: 26/10/2023

Infants with so-called "stunted growth," often caused by poor nutrition or ill-health, had significantly poorer cognitive abilities at both 6-9 months, and 1 year of age than their typically-developing counterparts.