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1 August 2019 - The Conversation - Are there certain foods you can eat to reduce your risk of Alzheimer's disease?

The oxidative stress associated with Alzheimer's disease can be reduced by physical activity and a hefty dose of antioxidants in the diet.


13 June 2019 - MedicalXpress - An extra burger meal a day eats the brain away

"People are eating away at their brain with a really bad fast-food diet and little-to-no exercise," says Professor Cherbuin from the ANU Centre for Research on Ageing, Health and Wellbeing.


5 June 2019 - MedicalXpress - Study: Bad diets making for bad memories

On the subject of poor diet and its outcomes, obesity and physical health tend to steal the headlines. However, diet-related cognitive decline and poor memory are every bit as insidious.


2 June 2019 - Psychology Today - Stress Eating Could Be Even Worse For Us Than We Think

Eating more calories when stressed may result in gaining more weight than eating the same amount under less stress.


16 May 2019 - The Conversation - Ultra-processed food causes weight gain – firm evidence at last

Unconscious over-consumption of ultra-processed foods is often attributed to snacking. But in this study, most of the excess calories were consumed during breakfast and lunch, not as snacks.


14 May 2019 - The Conversation - These 5 foods are claimed to improve our health. But the amount we’d need to consume to benefit is… a lot

Four foods (and one drink) that demonstrate how the common healing claims around the foods we eat don’t always stack up.


3 May 2019 - Medical News Today - What are the best diets for ADHD?

Some research suggests that following specific diets - such as elimination diets, the Few Foods diet, and the Mediterranean diet - could play a role in managing ADHD.


1 May 2019 - The Guardian - Leeds becomes first UK city to lower its childhood obesity rate

City’s Henry programme gives children choices while helping parents maintain boundaries


30 April 2019 - MedicalXpress - Study links exam stress with junk food cravings, snacking, and eating less fruit and veg

Increased stress during university examinations is associated with eating a poorer quality diet including less fruit and vegetables and more fast food, according to a new study.


18 March 2019 - The Guardian - Nutritional psychiatry: can you eat yourself happier?

‘What we stick in our mouths matters to our mental health,’ says Felice Jacka, a leading light in this new field. So what should we be eating?


16 March 2019 - The Guardian - Good enough to eat? The toxic truth about modern food

We are now producing and consuming more food than ever, and yet our modern diet is killing us. How can we solve this bittersweet dilemma?


20 February 2019 - MedicalXpress - High-fat diets do no favours for your gut bacteria

New research suggests that when people boost their fat intake to 40 percent of their daily diet for six months, the number of "good" gut bacteria decreases while "unhelpful" bacteria amounts increases.


5 February 2019 - MedicalXpress - Healthy diet can ease symptoms of depression

An analysis of data from almost 46,000 people has found that weight loss, nutrient boosting and fat reduction diets can all reduce the symptoms of depression.


3 February 2019 - The Conversation - Want to improve your mood? It’s time to ditch the junk food

Increasing how much exercise we get and switching to a healthy diet can also play an important role in treating – and even preventing – depression. This article looks at what should we should eat more of, and what we should avoid, to prevent depression and other mood disorders.


24 January 2019 - MedicalXpress - New insights into why we crave fatty foods when dieting

Researchers have identified new brain circuits that may act as a brake on binge eating and junk food craving.


9 January 2019 - Science Daily - Carrots or candy bars? Context shapes choice of healthy foods

Given a choice between indulgent and healthy foods, what will most people pick? The answer may depend on what foods sit nearby on the grocery shelf, suggests new research. Paradoxically, the nearby presence of an indulgent treat such as Snickers or Oreos can cause more people to opt for a healthy food, such as salmon or grapefruit. Context, in other words, affects food choices.


18 December 2018 - MedicalXpress - Junk food diet raises depression risk, researchers find

Eating a diet containing foods which are known to promote inflammation – such as those high in cholesterol, saturated fats and carbohydrates – makes you around 40% more likely to develop depression.


22 November 2018 - The Guardian - Type 2 diabetes now affects nearly 7,000 young Britons

New figures reveal huge rise in children and young people with diabetes linked to obesity.


9 October 2018 - The Conversation - Five lifestyle changes to enhance your mood and mental health

When someone is diagnosed with a mental health disorder such as depression or anxiety, first line treatments usually include psychological therapies and medication. What’s not always discussed are the changeable lifestyle factors that influence our mental health.


9 October 2018 - ITV.com - ITV and Veg Power teaming up on new advertising initiative to get the nation eating veg

ITV and Veg Power are joining forces to launch a major new national campaign to change the way people think and feel about vegetables, with the aim of inspiring us all to eat more veg.