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30th March - FAB WEBINAR - How Food Affects Your Brain: The Role of Nutrition and Diet in the Mental Health Crisis

Date: 30/03/2023

Hear from leading international researchers why improving nutrition is so crucial to reducing the current 'epidemic' of mental health problems. And how our diets affect how we all feel, think, and behave.

Small changes in children's sleep lead to significant changes in eating habits, shows study

Date: 15/03/2023

Mild sleep deprivation may play a role in paediatric obesity by increasing caloric intake, particularly from noncore and ultra processed foods.

Link between diet, gut microbes and mental health confirmed in new research

Date: 13/03/2023

Fermentation of ('resistant') protein in the gut (from highly processed foods) could release toxins into the body's circulation and affect the brain's access to neurotransmitter compounds, according to an international study

Seaweed, sardines and sauerkraut: the best diet for your brain at every stage of life

Date: 12/03/2023

It’s never too early or late to use nutrition to improve brain health. From iodine intake to avoiding ultra-processed foods, here’s what to bear in mind.

Researcher finds olive oil to improve brain health, memory in mild cognitive impairment individuals

Date: 07/03/2023

"Based on the findings of this study and previous pre-clinical studies, we can conclude that adding olive oil to our diet could maintain a healthy brain and improve memory function."

Can certain nutrients protect against the effects of fetal alcohol exposure?

Date: 06/03/2023

Supplementing the mother's diet with certain nutrients could be an effective preventative measure to protect embryos from accidental early foetal alcohol exposure.

Effects of single plant-based vs. animal-based meals on satiety and mood

Date: 06/03/2023

We could not detect the profound effects of plant-based vs. animal-based meals on satiety and mood.

Maternal obesity can affect foetal development

Date: 03/03/2023

Placental DNA methylation may be one of the mechanisms by which maternal obesity is associated with adverse metabolic health outcomes in childhood, although further studies would be needed to corroborate these findings.

Can Mediterranean diet help people with MS preserve thinking skills?

Date: 02/03/2023

People who more closely followed the Mediterranean diet had a 20% lower risk for cognitive impairment than people who did not follow the diet.

More evidence that sugary drinks cause weight gain

Date: 02/03/2023

Sugar sweetened beverage consumption promotes higher BMI and body weight in both children and adults, underscoring the importance of dietary guidance and public policy strategies to limit intake.

How diet affects a child's mental health

Date: 27/02/2023

"In this study, we see a clear connection between what children eat during their early years and personality traits and symptoms of anxiety and depression when they are eight years old."

Study finds common artificial sweetener linked to higher rates of heart attack and stroke

Date: 27/02/2023

"Our study shows that when participants consumed an artificially sweetened beverage with an amount of erythritol found in many processed foods, markedly elevated levels in the blood are observed for days—levels well above those observed to enhance clotting risks"

Disordered eating impacts one in five youth worldwide

Date: 23/02/2023

Identifying the magnitude of disordered eating and its distribution in at-risk populations is crucial for planning and executing actions aimed at preventing, detecting, and dealing with them.

Surge in nitrous oxide abuse: New guidelines to help clinicians recognize cases and prevent spinal cord damage from resulting Vitamin B12 deficiency

Date: 22/02/2023

Recreational use of nitrous oxide (also known as laughing gas) can lead to subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord, a condition that can cause serious and permanent disability in young people.

New year health kick losing momentum? Scientists find key to curb the cravings

Date: 15/02/2023

"The interesting thing we found is that food cravings are much higher for instantly edible foods compared to foods that needed to be cooked, chopped or peeled, or even unwrapped."

Quick and easy ready meals not the best for us—or the planet

Date: 14/02/2023

"Emissions are nearly 40% higher for animal-based ready meals than equivalent home-cooked meals. Plant-based ready meals and equivalent home-cooked meals had comparable greenhouse gas emissions."

Study suggests fructose could drive Alzheimer's disease

Date: 13/02/2023

"We make the case that Alzheimer's disease is driven by diet"

New study may help to explain smell challenges in individuals with autism

Date: 13/02/2023

New research could help explain how the sense of smell is impacted in individuals with autism.

Chronic fatigue syndrome is associated with distinct changes in the microbiome

Date: 08/02/2023

ME/CFS is associated with reduced levels in the gastrointestinal microbiome of microbes known to produce the fatty acid butyrate. These microbiome disruptions could explain in part how the immune system becomes disrupted in people with ME/CFS.